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Goldweight Depicting a Geometric Shape

A work made of copper alloy.
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  • A work made of copper alloy.

Date:

17th/18th century

Artist:

Asante or related Akan-speaking peoples
Ghana
Coastal West Africa

About this artwork

Status

Currently Off View

Department

Arts of Africa

Culture

Asante

Title

Goldweight Depicting a Geometric Shape

Origin

Ghana

Date

1600–1799

Medium

Copper alloy

Dimensions

0.6 × 8.7 cm (1/4 × 3 7/16 in.)

Credit Line

Gift of Muriel Kallis Newman

Reference Number

2007.598

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