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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
Spoon with a wide, flat two-tiered handle. The lower half of the handle is decorated with three 'bow-tie' designs. The upper portion of the handle is decorated with an animal with a pointed head, a lozenge-shaped body, and a two-pointed tail. 
Akan (Akan (culture or style))
Spoon
20th century
Gift of Dr. James and Vivian Curtis
1997/1.363
Gold-weight in the shape of a triangle with three cylindrical-section pedestal feet. 
Akan (Akan (culture or style))
Gold-weight
20th century
Gift of Dr. James and Vivian Curtis
1997/1.370
Gold-weight in the shape of a rectangular bar with a shallow dip on the front surrounded by small engraved vertical lines.
Akan (Akan (culture or style))
Gold-weight
20th century
Gift of Dr. James and Vivian Curtis
1997/1.367
Gold-weight in the shape of a rectangular base with four raised bars attached to a single bar on one side. 
Akan (Akan (culture or style))
Gold-weight
1900 – 1985
Gift of Dr. James and Vivian Curtis
1997/1.427
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 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 hollow square base with two spirals surrounding a central, raised line. Along two of the sides there is a design of nine raised teeth. 
Akan (Akan (culture or style))
Gold-weight
1900 – 1985
Gift of Dr. James and Vivian Curtis
1997/1.487
Gold-weight in the shape of a curved rectangle with raised bands along its length. At one end is a ball attached to a conical handle and bound in the middle, while at the other end there are three short rods bound at each tip and a square-shaped protrusion. 
Akan (Akan (culture or style))
Gold-weight
1900 – 1985
Gift of Dr. James and Vivian Curtis
1997/1.503
Gold-weight in the shape of a triangular base, with a raised line along the edges and a bisecting line down the middle. Along one edge of the base there is a small circular protrusion. 
Akan (Akan (culture or style))
Gold-weight
1900 – 1985
Gift of Dr. James and Vivian Curtis
1997/1.490
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
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