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Bead

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Object Number:
62-6-1
Current Location:
Collections storage
Culture:
Ashanti
Provenience:
Ghana
Locus:
Ashanti
Date Made:
19th century
Early Date:
1800
Late Date:
1899
Section:
African
Materials:
Gold
Iconography:
Cylinder
Description:
Hollow cylinder. Wire technique; entire surface horizontally grooved. Divided vertically into three bands, the outer ones each with two rows of cut-out triangles forming between them an hourglass pattern, the middle band composed of a narrow band with cut-out squares between two narrow bands. Ends bent-over.
Credit Line:
Purchased from Elizabeth Freund

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