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Goldweight Depictng a Scorpion

A work made of copper alloy.

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  • A work made of copper alloy.

Date:

19th/mid–20th 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 Depictng a Scorpion

Origin

Ghana

Date

1800–1975

Medium

Copper alloy

Dimensions

2.2 × 2.9 × 3.8 cm (7/8 × 1 1/8 × 1 1/2 in.)

Credit Line

Gift of the Britt Family Collection

Reference Number

1978.882

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