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: 1.3 x 1.3 cm
    Object Length/Width: 1/2 x 1/2 in
  • Gift of Mr. and Mrs. H. Kenneth Palmer
  • Not on display
  • 2007.3391.42
Label Text

The square weight has a raised square and a raised ridge on the square, giving a pyramidal appearance. There are small depressed dots around the perimeter of the weight and on the raised square.