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Object Number:
77-9-20
Current Location:
Collections storage
Culture:
Ashanti
Provenience:
Ghana
Section:
African
Materials:
Brass
Iconography:
Fish
Description:
Cast bronze fish. Flat bottom with semi-circular lower fin. Curved top with triangular dorsal fin. Heart-shaped tail. Two bulging eyes and gills. Gills, fins, and tail are decorated with lines, and body of fish has spotted decoration. Decorated on both sides.
Credit Line:
Gift of William Kohler

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