University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Object Number: 77-9-26
Current Location: Collections storage
Culture:Ashanti
Akan
Provenience: Ghana
Period: Early 20th Century
Date Made: 20th Century
Early Date: 1900
Late Date: 1982
Section:African
Materials:Brass
Iconography:Stool
Credit Line:Gift of William Kohler, 1977

Description

Cast brass stool with concave seat supported by three posts. Center post straight, outer posts at angle and notched on outside edge. Used to weight gold.


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