Maker Akan, African
Title
  • Scorpion gold weight
Date 17th or 19th century
Medium Brass
Dimensions Overall: 1 7/8 × 3/4 × 5/8 inches (4.8 × 1.9 × 1.6 cm)
Credit Line Gift of Douglas H. Mayhew and Roberto J. Caballero in memory of Catherine Baker Mayhew
Accession Number 2014.679
Department Africa, Oceania & Indigenous Americas
On View African N1BB, Level 1 (see map)
Douglas H. Mayhew and Roberto J. Caballero (New York, New York, USA);
2014-present, gift to the Detroit Institute of Arts (Detroit, Michigan, USA)
Quarcoopome, Nii. “The Akan Gold Weights Collection at the DIA.” Bulletin of the DIA 91, 1/4 (2017): p. 21 (fig. 1.12).