University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
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
Credit Line:Purchased from Elizabeth Freund, 1962

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.


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