University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Object Number:77-9-13
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Ashanti
Provenience: Ghana
Section:African
Materials:Brass
Credit Line:Gift of William Kohler, 1977

Description

Pendant of two turtles, each followed by three young ones, cast bronze. Two adult turtles are circular spirals with a cross decoration running across their backs. In between them is a rectangular cross-hatched decoration. The six small turtles are circular spirals with a triangular decoration in between them.


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