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: 2.5 x 2.4 cm
    Object Length/Width: 1 x 15/16 in
  • Gift of Mr. and Mrs. H. Kenneth Palmer
  • Not on display
  • 2007.3391.08
Label Text

The square weight has a raised design on top that is divided into three bars. The lateral bars are parallel stripes, with a border on the middle bar. The middle bar has a circle outline in the center with a solid circle inside. There are circles above and below the large central circle.