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Brooklyn Museum: Arts of Africa: Gold Weight in Form of Sankofa Bird Akan. Brass. Ghana. #Akan #Weight #GoldWeight #Ghana #Africa

Gold Weight in Form of Sankofa Bird. Brass, 1 x 2 x 1 in. Brooklyn Museum, Carll H. de Silver Fund, Creative Commons-BY

Gold Weight in Geometric form with One Twist | Ghana, Asante peoples | Early to mid-20th century | Bronze (copper alloy)

Gold Weight in Geometric form with One Twist - Ghana, Asante peoples, early to century

Sankofa Bird Figurine, Africa Ghana Ivory Coast Akan Ashanti Asante Lost Wax Brass Cast Sankofa Bird Figurine, African Home Decor Antiques

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Africa | A collection of gold weights from the Akan people of Ghana | Brass

Africa A collection of gold weights from the Akan people of Ghana Brass

Cast Brass Storage Container (Kuduo),  Asante People, Ghana circa19th century. Vessels such as this example of cast and incised brass known as kuduo were used by the wealthier Asante people of Ghana as lockable containers for   valuables such as ritual objects and gold dust. Others might have been buried with people of status. Some might have been used to hold a mixture of shea butter and gold dust used to adorn the corpses of high-status chiefs.

Cast Brass Storage Container (Kuduo), Asante People, Ghana circa19th century. Vessels such as this example of cast and incised brass known as kuduo were used by the wealthier Asante people of Ghana as lockable containers for valuables such as ritual objects and gold dust. Others might have been buried with people of status. Some might have been used to hold a mixture of shea butter and gold dust used to adorn the corpses of high-status chiefs.

93g, ANTIQUE AFRICAN GHANA ASHANTI AKAN BRASS GOLD WEIGHT, DECORATED SHIELD FORM

93g, ANTIQUE AFRICAN GHANA ASHANTI AKAN BRASS GOLD WEIGHT, DECORATED SHIELD FORM

Africa | Asante Wrapper. Ghana | mid to late 19th century | Imported cotton cloth and black pigment | Historically Asante royalty wore adinkra, large wrappers with stamped patterns, only during periods of mourning. Though still worn in times of grief, adinkra cloths recently have become increasingly fashionable at social festivities and nonfunerary functions.

Ghana mid to late century Imported cotton cloth and black pigment Historically Asante royalty wore adinkra, large wrappers with stamped patterns, only during periods of mourning. Though still worn in times of grief, adi

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