Akan. <em>Gold Weight</em>, 19th-20th century. Cast brass, 1/4 x 3/8 x 1 in. (0.6 x 1 x 2.5 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Franklin H. Williams, 88.192.88. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 88.192.88_PS6.jpg)

Gold Weight

Artist:Akan

Medium: Cast brass

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Dates:19th-20th century

Dimensions: 1/4 x 3/8 x 1 in. (0.6 x 1 x 2.5 cm)

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Accession Number: 88.192.88

Image: 88.192.88_PS6.jpg,

Catalogue Description:
Long rectangular-shaped weight with raised horizontal line that extends the length of rectangle, and short raised lines extending above and below this line, suggesting overall, a stylized swastika. CONDITION: Dirt and dust on surface.

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