Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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  • Asante peoples
  • weight, late 1800s–early 1900s
  • Where object was made: Ghana
  • brass
  • Object Length/Width: 3.2 x 2.7 cm
    Object Length/Width: 1 1/4 x 1 1/16 in
  • Gift of Mr. and Mrs. H. Kenneth Palmer
  • Not on display
  • 2007.3391.03
Label Text

The rectangular brass weight has a central design consisting of a raised rectangle. Next to it is a large "E" shape with four horizontal bars. The vertical portion of the "E" is very wide.