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A brass scale that is separated into five parts. The scale has two circular scale pans, the pillar, the balancing screws and the plumb line.
African (African (general, continental cultures))
Five Parts of a Scale
1900 – 1985
Gift of Doran H. Ross
2010/1.176A-E
Gold-weight in the shape of a rectangle with two sets of perpendicular lines. One corner may have been cut off.  
Akan (Akan (culture or style))
Gold-weight
20th century
Gift of Dr. James and Vivian Curtis
1997/1.381
Gold-weight in the shape of a long rectangle with a central raised line surrounded by two bands of wavy lines. 
Akan (Akan (culture or style))
Gold-weight
20th century
Gift of Dr. James and Vivian Curtis
1997/1.395
Gold-weight in the shape of a square base with four smaller raised squares on top. 
Akan (Akan (culture or style))
Gold-weight
20th century
Gift of Dr. James and Vivian Curtis
1997/1.408
Gold-weight in the shape of a square two-stepped base surmounted by a cylindrical post with small incised lines on all four sides. 
Akan (Akan (culture or style))
Gold-weight
20th century
Gift of Dr. James and Vivian Curtis
1997/1.412
Gold-weight in the shape of a rectangular base with three notches along two opposing sides. 
Akan (Akan (culture or style))
Gold-weight
20th century
Gift of Dr. James and Vivian Curtis
1997/1.437
Gold-weight in the shape of a cylinder with four grooves around the shaft. At one end there is an open loop, possibly to suspend as a pendant. 
Akan (Akan (culture or style))
Gold-weight
20th century
Gift of Dr. James and Vivian Curtis
1997/1.464
Gold-weight in the shape of a flat rectangular base with an asymetrical wavy line around the edges. 
Akan (Akan (culture or style))
Gold-weight
20th century
Gift of Dr. James and Vivian Curtis
1997/1.481
Gold-weight in the shape of a rectangular base with a central raised line surrounded by seven raised teeth on one side and four zig-zag lines on the other side. One of the recesses has been filled in with metal, possibly to adjust the weight. 
Akan (Akan (culture or style))
Gold-weight
20th century
Gift of Dr. James and Vivian Curtis
1997/1.489
Gold-weight in the shape of a rectangular base with two triangles surrounded by arches facing opposite directions, bisected by a central vertical line. Along two sides there are thirteen edged teeth. 
Akan (Akan (culture or style))
Gold-weight
20th century
Gift of Dr. James and Vivian Curtis
1997/1.498
Gold-weight in the shape of a square base with two raised bars on top. 
Akan (Akan (culture or style))
Gold-weight
1900 – 1985
Gift of Dr. James and Vivian Curtis
1997/1.501
Gold-weight in the shape of two rectangular protrusions divided by a central groove. 
Akan (Akan (culture or style))
Gold-weight
1900 – 1985
Gift of Dr. James and Vivian Curtis
1997/1.451
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