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Goldweight Depicting a Pyramid Shape with Spiral

A work made of copper alloy.

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  • A work made of copper alloy.

Date:

18th/early 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 Depicting a Pyramid Shape with Spiral

Origin

Ghana

Date

1700–1925

Medium

Copper alloy

Dimensions

2.5 × 1.9 × 1.9 cm (1 × 3/4 × 3/4 in.)

Credit Line

Gift of the Britt Family Collection

Reference Number

1978.890

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