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Gold-weight in the shape of a curved rod with three round protrusions on the wider end. The opposite end tapers into a rounded point. 
Akan (Akan (culture or style))
Gold-weight
1900 – 1985
Gift of Dr. James and Vivian Curtis
1997/1.510
Gold-weight in the shape of an undulating line with incised knobs at both ends and an incised rectangle across the middle. 
Akan (Akan (culture or style))
Gold-weight
1900 – 1985
Gift of Dr. James and Vivian Curtis
1997/1.502
On this terracotta head with a flat, circular shape the chin is small, as are the eyes, nose, and mouth. The eyes are framed by semi-circular brows. There are four sets of facial markings, one beside each eye and two in the center of the forehead. The hairstyle consists of semi-circular projections around the edge of the head, ending with a conical projection above each ear. 
Akan (Akan (culture or style))
Commemorative Head
1890 – 1920
Gift of Dr. James and Vivian Curtis
2000/2.105
This terracotta sculpture of a head is round with a small chin, a closed mouth, and a broad nose. The eyes, closed, are oval-shaped below a high, sloping forehead. The semi-circular ears are asymmetrical. At the top of the head, there is a raised circle decorated with small dots. 
Akan (Akan (culture or style))
Commemorative Head
20th century
Gift of Dr. Daniel and Sandra Mato
2003/2.50

Akan (Akan (culture or style))
Gold-weight
19th century
Museum Purchase
1981/2.190
Gold-weight in the shape of an upside-down 'U', with a central raised line surrounded by spiraling circles on both sides. At one end there are two grooved, rounded rectangles in a 'V' shape and at the other end is a long neck with horizontal incisions leading to a pointed head with two raised circles and a triangular protrusion. 
Akan (Akan (culture or style))
Gold-weight
1900 – 1985
Museum Purchase made possible by the Friends of the Museum of Art
1986/1.202
Gold-weight in the shape of a small ball with a short, slightly curved, angular tail or handle attached to it.
Akan (Akan (culture or style))
Gold-weight
1900 – 1985
Gift of Dr. and Mrs. Milford Golden
1986/2.134
Gold-weight in the shape of a rectangle with a raised spiral in the center flanked on two sides by five raised notches.
Akan (Akan (culture or style))
Gold-weight
1895 – 1905
Gift of Dr. and Mrs. Milford Golden
1986/2.141
Gold-weight in a rectangular shape decorated with four raised bars.
Akan (Akan (culture or style))
Gold-weight
20th century
Gift of Dr. James and Vivian Curtis
1997/1.376
Gold-weight in the shape of a rectangular base with two sets of raised bars perpendicular to each other.
Akan (Akan (culture or style))
Gold-weight
20th century
Gift of Dr. James and Vivian Curtis
1997/1.377
Gold-weight in the shape of three stacked squares. 
Akan (Akan (culture or style))
Gold-weight
20th century
Gift of Dr. James and Vivian Curtis
1997/1.388
Gold-weight in the shape of a rectangle decorated with two sets of raised, parallel lines perpendicular to each other.  
Akan (Akan (culture or style))
Gold-weight
20th century
Gift of Dr. James and Vivian Curtis
1997/1.383
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