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Miniature Bronze Amulet/Gold Weight

Akan, Ghana. £110

Miniature Bronze Amulet/Gold Weight. Akan Culture, Ghana

This bronze served a dual purpose, as an amulet and gold weight. Cast in a tiered triangular formation, this bronze would have been used to weigh gold dust = the currency of the Akan and potent symbol of kra (life-force).

Estimated Period: Late 19th Century

Ex Private Collection, UK 

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110
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SIZE
L: 6 CM
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