Loan Object

Goldweight in the Form of a Coiled Serpent

17th–19th century

Brass

2 × 1 × 1/2 in. (5.08 × 2.54 × 1.27 cm)
Promised gift of Dwight B. and Anna Cooper Heath
ILE2009.6.79
Geography: 
Made in Ghana
Status: 
Not on view
Culture: 
Akan
Period: 
17th–19th century
Classification: 
Tools and Equipment
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