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Cast gold key, Asante (Ashanti), 19th century, West Africa

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K13848

Cast gold key, Asante (Ashanti), 19th century, West Africa

Cast gold key (19th century). Bunches of keys were carried by officials of the Royal Treasury as a mark of rank.

1984

Slides

35mm

Africa

American Museum of Natural History Research Library

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Citation

Unknown (artist) and Unknown (photographer), “Cast gold key, Asante (Ashanti), 19th century, West Africa,” AMNH Research Library | Digital Special Collections, accessed December 7, 2022, https://images.library.amnh.org/digital/index.php/items/show/3691.