Akan pendant mask

Akan pendant mask
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This small gold pendant in the form of a mask weighs 52.3 grammes. The gold is twenty-two carats.

Object details
Type of object: Pendant
Type category: Costume and jewellery
Material: Gold
Width: 62 mm
Height: 70 mm
Depth: 25 mm
Style/Period: Akan
Date range: 1800-1899 CE
Discovery site: Akan
Personal name: -
Role: -
Culture: Akan
Record data
Artworld id: 10511
Current accession number: UEA 218
Former accession number: -
Credit line: Akan pendant mask. Africa, Ghana: Akan. 19th century. Gold.h. 7.0cm. Acquired 1967. UEA 218.
Recorded by: SA
Record date: Mon, 4th Feb 2002
Copyright: Copyright© by the Sainsbury Centre for Visual Arts, UEA, Norwich, 2002. All Rights reserved