Akua Ba Fertility Doll

1971.13.0043

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Artifact Identification Akua Ba Fertility Doll   (1971.13.0043)
Classification/
Nomenclature
  1. Communication Artifacts
  2. :
  3. Personal Symbols
  4. :
  5. Belief Symbols
Artist/Maker None
Geographic Location
Period/Date Colonial, Mid 20th century
Culture Asante, Ashanti, Akan
Location On Exhibitin the Africa exhibit

Physical Analysis

Dimension 1 (Length) 33.1 cm
Dimension 2 (Width) 11.2 cm
Dimension 3 (Depth) 4.0 cm
Weight 213 g
Measuring Remarks None
Materials Plant--Wood, Pigment
Manufacturing Processes Carved, Staining
Munsell Color Information Brownish Black (7.5 Y R 1/1) -ns

Research Remarks

Published Description N/A
Description N/A
Comparanda N/A
Bibliography

Cameron, Elisabeth. "In Search of Children - Dolls and Agency in Africa, African Arts, (Spring, 1997). Cole, Herbert M. and Doran H. Ross. The Arts of Ghana. Los Angeles: University of California, 1977.

Artifact History

Archaeological Data N/A
Credit Line/Dedication Purchase
Reproduction No
Reproduction Information N/A

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