Akua Ba Fertility Doll


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Artifact Identification Akua Ba Fertility Doll   (1990.10.0008A)
  1. Communication Artifacts
  2. :
  3. Personal Symbols
  4. :
  5. Belief Symbols
Artist/Maker None
Geographic Location
Period/Date 20th century
Culture Asante, Ashanti, Akan

Physical Analysis

Dimension 1 (Height) 31.0 cm
Dimension 2 (Width) 10.2 cm
Dimension 3 (Depth) 5.9 cm
Weight 109 g
Measuring Remarks Depth equals diameter of the base.
Materials Pigment--Stain, Plant--Wood, Glass, Textile--Cotton, Plant--Fiber, Plant--Cotton
Manufacturing Processes Carved, Staining, Stringing, Incising, Piercing
Munsell Color Information waived

Research Remarks

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

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 Gift of Drs. Albert V. and Marguerite Carozzi
Reproduction no
Reproduction Information N/A

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