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African Goldweights: Miniature Sculptures from Ghana 1400-1900
African Goldweights Miniature Sculptures from Ghana 1400-1900
Author: Tom Phillips
A comprehensive survey of these lively and imaginative artifacts. Over 600 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. — Here is a selection of mo...  more »
ISBN-13: 9780500976968
ISBN-10: 0500976961
Publication Date: 5/1/2010
Pages: 220
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Publisher: Thames & Hudson
Book Type: Hardcover
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