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: 1.7 x 1.7 cm
    Object Length/Width: 5/8 x 5/8 in
  • Gift of Mr. and Mrs. H. Kenneth Palmer
  • Not on display
  • 2007.3391.49
Label Text

The square weight has a raised design on both sides. The design has a wide bar down the middle and two hook-like projections from both sides. There is an "X" incised into each side.