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Geometric gold-weight in the form of a square base with notched edges and two holes in the center. 
Akan (Akan (culture or style))
Gold-weight
1895 – 1905
Gift of Dr. and Mrs. Milford Golden
1986/2.138
Standing figure on a square base. The head is large with a high, rounded forehead and wide cheeks. The almond-shaped eyes sit below slightly curved eyebrows. The mouth is closed. The neck sits atop a columnar body without arms. The legs are short and in an open stance. 
Akan (Akan (culture or style))
Standing Figure
1945 – 1955
Gift of Lydia Johnstone.
1985/1.149
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
Gold-weight in the shape of a rod thicker at one end, with a small rectangle attached to the thicker end. 
Akan (Akan (culture or style))
Gold-weight
1900 – 1985
Gift of Dr. James and Vivian Curtis
1997/1.462
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 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 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 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 square base with a sunken arch, open on one side, flanked by six raised bars on two sides. 
Akan (Akan (culture or style))
Gold-weight
20th century
Gift of Dr. James and Vivian Curtis
1997/1.390
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
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