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Object Number:
79-18-1
Current Location:
Collections storage
Culture:
Ashanti
Provenience:
West Africa
Section:
African
Materials:
Gold
Iconography:
Crocodile
Description:
Miniature gold soul washer badge. Circular with tubular rod down the center for attachment, over which a splayed crocodile is cast. The threadwork in concentric circles on the disc with a rolled slightly raised border, a single line with two arrow shapes at either end tranverses both obverse and reverse, no other decoration on reverse, the center tube hollow for attachment.
Credit Line:
Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Richard C. Bull

Current & Past Exhibitions:

Magnificent Objects (06 May 2004 - Mar 2005)
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African Sculpture from the University Museum (22 Nov 1986 - 08 Feb 1987)
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Evocative Images: African Sculpture from the University Museum (Traveling version of "African Sculpture from the University Museum") ( Sep 1988 - Apr 1990)
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Bibliography:

[Book] Quick, Jennifer. 2004. Magnificent Objects from the University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology. : Page/Fig./Plate: 14
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[Catalogue] Wardwell, Allen. 1986. African Sculpture from the University Museum, University of Pennsylvania. : Page/Fig./Plate: 57
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[Article] Dougherty, Frank. 1986. African Sculpture, in Philadelphia Daily News. : Page/Fig./Plate: A10
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[Article] Dougherty, Frank. 1986. African Sculpture, in Philadelphia Daily News. : Page/Fig./Plate: 1
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