University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Native NameMma Dwa
Object Number: 2003-58-15
Current Location: Collections storage
Culture:Ashanti
Provenience: Ghana
Section:African
Materials:Wood
Technique:Carved
Credit Line:Gift of the Philadelphia Commercial Museum (also known as the Philadelphia Civic Center Museum), Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, 2003
Other Number1993.X.619 - Other Number

Description

Large wooden stool with crescent-shaped seat, flat base and a complex upport strucure in which exists incised designs. This design, known as a Mma Dwa, designates this as a woman's stool.


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