Mbrammuo

Description
This cast copper alloy weight was used on a balance to measure out a quantity of gold dust, a valuable commodity in Ghana. Gold dust was used by the Asante Akan as a currency, for trading and for creating personal ornaments.
Accession Loan No.
68/1994/128
Simple Name
weight
Full Name
gold dust weight
Common Name
mbrammuo
Production Country
Ghana
Material
copper alloy (cast)
Collection Class
Currency
Collection Contintent
Africa
Collection Area Region
W
Production County
South Ghana
Production Area Region
West Africa
Production Continent
Africa
Cultural Group
Asante Akan
Function Name
currency
Created At
2016-10-13 15:46:10
Updated At
2016-10-13 15:46:10

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