Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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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: 0.5 x 2 x 4.25 cm
    Object Height/Width/Length: 3/16 x 3/4 x 1 5/8 in
  • Gift of Professor Beverly Mack
  • Not on display
  • 2011.0169
Label Text

Small metal crocodile. Unevenly raised eyes and a curved tail. Grid pattern on back with small lines in each square to indicate scales.