University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Object Number:AF2419
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Ashanti
Provenience: Ghana
Section:African
Materials:Brass
Copper Alloy
Iconography:Crocodile
Length: 8.5 cm
Width: 2.9 cm
Credit Line:Purchased from W. O. Oldman, 1912

Description

Crocodile with fish in mouth. Used to weigh gold.


Current & Past Exhibitions:

African Gallery (1987 - 1994) View Objects in Exhibition
African Gallery ( Aug 1995 - 11 Sep 2018) View Objects in Exhibition
African Gallery ( Sep 2019) View Objects in Exhibition

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