Four weights used for measuring gold

Fowler Museum at UCLA

Unidentified artist (Akan, Ghana), left to right: Bird-shaped weight for measuring gold, before 1903; Rifle-shaped weight for measuring gold, before 1903;  Sawfish-shaped weight for measuring gold, before 1904; Weight for measuring gold, decorated with a swirl, before 1936; All copper alloy. Gift of the Wellcome Trust.

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