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Object Number:
AF2117
Current Location:
Collections storage
Culture:
Ashanti
Provenience:
Ghana
Gold Coast
Section:
African
Materials:
Brass
Description:
Scale used to weight gold dust. Two round pans attached to string suspend from bar which is hung on a base or nail to allow gold to be weighted. See AF2396
Credit Line:
Purchased from G. W. Nash

Current & Past Exhibitions:

Seven Metals of Africa (12 Nov 1959 - 12 Jan 1960)
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Bibliography:

[Book] Plass, Margaret B. 1959. Seven Metals of Africa.
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