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FINELY CAST TURTLE AMULET PENDANT

Akan, Ghana

Finely Cast Amulet Pendant in the Shape of a Turtle. Akan Culture, Ghana

This fine amulet pendant with a gold leaf surface has been beautifully cast into the shape of a turtle. It is likely that this amulet was attached to the sandals of an Akan chief and worn as an item of royal regalia.

Estimated Period: Late 19th Century/Early 20th Century

Reference

Africa Adorned, p.94

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SIZE
L: 49 MM
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