Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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  • unknown Asante maker
  • weight, late 1800s–early 1900s
  • Where object was made: Ghana
  • brass
  • Object Length/Width: 1.6 x 1 cm
    Object Length/Width: 5/8 x 3/8 in
  • Gift of Mr. and Mrs. H. Kenneth Palmer
  • Not on display
  • 2007.3391.25
Label Text

The rectangular weight has projections from the top and bottom at either end, making the ends cross-shaped in cross section, but leaving the middle segment flat.

It was possibly an incomplete casting.