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Gold-weight

Accession Number
1986/2.138

Title
Gold-weight

Artist(s)
Akan

Artist Nationality
Akan (culture or style)

Object Creation Date
circa 1900

Medium & Support
brass

Dimensions
3/8 in x 1 1/8 in x 1 1/8 in (1 cm x 2.8 cm x 2.8 cm)

Credit Line
Gift of Dr. and Mrs. Milford Golden

Physical Description
Geometric gold-weight in the form of a square base with notched edges and two holes in the center. 

Primary Object Classification
Metalwork

Primary Object Type
goldweight

Collection Area
African

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geometric shapes
goldweights
measuring
miniature (size attribute)
weighing devices

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