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Goldweights from Ghana and the Ivory Coast

Harrie M. Leyten

Goldweights from Ghana and the Ivory Coast

tales in bronze = Goudgewichten uit Ghana en Ivoorkust : verhalen in brons

by Harrie M. Leyten

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Published by Khepri van Rijn in Amsterdam .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Ghana.,
  • Côte d"Ivoire.
    • Subjects:
    • Goldweights, Akan.,
    • Brasswork -- Ghana.,
    • Brasswork -- Côte d"Ivoire.

    • Edition Notes

      Other titlesGoudgewichten uit Ghana en Ivoorkust.
      StatementHarrie M. Leyten.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsNK7889.6.G5 L49
      The Physical Object
      Pagination114 p. :
      Number of Pages114
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL4185659M
      LC Control Number80463841

      Akan people are the People of the forest region of present-day GHANA, TOGO, and IVORY COAST. There is continuing debate about the origin of the Akan people. Akan people are the People of the forest region of present-day GHANA, TOGO, and IVORY COAST. There is continuing debate about the origin of the Akan people.


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Goldweights from Ghana and the Ivory Coast by Harrie M. Leyten Download PDF EPUB FB2

Over years ago the Akan began making brass weights for measuring gold dust, the currency of their region in Ghana and the Ivory Coast. They eventually produced the most complete three-dimensional inventory in any culture in history/5(5).

Over years ago the Akan started to make brass weights for weighing gold dust, the currency of their region in Ghana and the Ivory Coast. Eventually they produced the most complete three dimensional inventory of any culture in history.

Virtually every animal, bird, fish or object known to them became the subject of a miniature sculpture. Over years ago the Akan started to make brass weights for weighing gold dust, the currency of their region in Ghana and the Ivory Coast.

Eventually they produced the most complete three dimensional inventory of any culture in lly every animal, bird, fish or object known to them became the subject of a miniature sculpture.

Over years ago the Akan began making brass weights for measuring gold dust, the currency of their region in Ghana and the Ivory Coast. They eventually produced the most complete three-dimensional inventory in any culture in history. Over years ago the Akan started to make brass weights for weighing gold dust, the currency of their region in Ghana and the Ivory Coast.

Eventually they produced the most complete three dimensional inventory of any culture in lly every Goldweights from Ghana and the Ivory Coast book, bird, fish or object known to them became the subject of a miniature sculpture/5(12).

"Over years ago the Akan started to make brass weights for weighing gold dust, the currency of their region of Ghana and the Ivory Coast Tom Phillips presents a selection of more than five hundred chosen for their artistry and interest, accompanied by a full descriptive text about their history, styles, and mode of manufacture."--Book flap.

The Gold Weights of the Akan ethnic groups of Ghana. MRAMMUO Gold Weights of the Akan. Before coinage and bills, gold dust was a principal currency among the Akan ethnic groups of Ghana and Cote d’Ivoire (Ivory Coast).

The use of gold weights was the primary method Aufblasbare Hindernisbahn used to measure and value gold dust. Known as. African Goldweights: Miniature Sculptures from Ghana - : Tom Phillips: Libros en idiomas extranjeros.

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1 ser.: Etudes)Author: Immanuel Maurice Wallerstein. Get this from a library. Goldweights from Ghana and the Ivory Coast: tales in bronze = Goudgewichten uit Ghana en Ivoorkust: verhalen in brons.

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This little book of drawings owed its existence to wishful thinking. When I started collecting goldweights in the mid seventies I tended to acquire them, as cash allowed, one by one.

as both were bought at auction and as I returned from trips to Ghana and the Ivory Coast with bulging bags, the collection started to outstrip my capacity to.

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