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: 2.2 x 1.1 cm
    Object Length/Width: 7/8 x 3/8 in
  • Gift of Mr. and Mrs. H. Kenneth Palmer
  • On view: Loo Gallery, 401, Cabinet E3
  • 2007.3391.04
Label Text

The triangular shaped weight has a blunt point at one end. It has three circles at the opposite end, and two lines converging at the blunted point.