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: 2.3 x 1.8 cm
    Object Length/Width: 7/8 x 11/16 in
  • Gift of Mr. and Mrs. H. Kenneth Palmer
  • On view: Loo Gallery, 401, Cabinet E3
  • 2007.3391.09
Label Text

The rectangular weight has a slight rounded short end and two triangular cutouts from one long side. The other long edge is decorated with a slightly raised bar with diagonal lines. The same decoration is on both sides.

It was possibly an incomplete casting.