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: 1.8 x 1.4 cm
    Object Length/Width: 11/16 x 1/2 in
  • Gift of Mr. and Mrs. H. Kenneth Palmer
  • Not on display
  • 2007.3391.39
Label Text

The rectangular weight has a groove down the long axis on the top surface. There are six short parallel lines to one side of the groove and three to the other side.