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gold weight
  • unknown Akan maker
  • gold weight, late 1800s–early 1900s
  • Where object was made: Ghana
  • brass
  • Object Height/Width/Length: 1 x 2.25 x 5 cm
    Object Height/Width/Length: 3/8 x 7/8 x 1 15/16 in
  • Gift of Professor Beverly Mack
  • Not on display
  • 2011.0168
Label Text

Small metal rendering of a crocodile. Small round eyes on top of head, paired arches indicate scales on back. Tail bends to the proper left.