Pitt Rivers Museum: 1987.33.1 Copper alloy weight for weighing gold, in the shape of a pair of sandals
Photogrammetric model of Object number 1987.33.1
Chosen by Dr. Mark Seyram Amanyo-Xa and students from the Department of Archaeology and Heritage Studies, University of Ghana and captured on a project visit to Pitt Rivers Museum in May 2023. Compiled and optimised for web by Thomas Allison. OBJ and GLB files.
From: Pitt Rivers Museum Object Catalogue
Copper alloy weight for weighing gold, in the shape of a pair sandals.
Geographical provenance: Ghana, Ashanti
Cultural group -> Akan Asante
Field collector: Phyllis Theodora Evans
Acquisition date Donated: 10/1987
Date / period Date made: Before 1987
Dimensions Length x Width 35 x 30 mm Weight 29 g
Material /technique Material: Brass Metal, Process: Lost Wax Cast