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ETHNOGRAPHY : AFRICA

Object Name

Weights

Description

Brass weights for weighing gold dust, all different shapes representing mammals, birds, fish, weapons, geometrical designs. Used by native goldsmiths whose art was retained in certain families

Materials

brass

Place Collected


Catalogue Number

BELUM.C338.1930, A6195, A6196

Copyright

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