University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Object Number:77-9-17
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Ashanti
Provenience: Ghana
Section:African
Materials:Brass
Iconography:Human Head
Credit Line:Gift of William Kohler, 1977

Description

Caste bronze head, hollow back. Entire face consist of arcs that radiate from the chin as the center. Parted lips, eyes are upper halves of circles. Eight "dot" decorations under lips, and fourteen on the forehead. prominant nose. Circular hook on top of head.


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