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Maker(s):Unknown
Culture:African; Asante people; Ghana
Title:Akua Ba (Female Fertility Figure)
Date Made:n.d.
Type:Sculpture
Materials:wood with beads
Measurements:Overall: 10 in x 4 in x 1 in; 25.4 cm x 10.2 cm x 2.5 cm; Base: 1/4 in; .6 cm
Accession Number:  SC 2018.17.8
Credit Line:Gift of the Estate of Nan Rosenthal and Henry B. Cortesi
Museum Collection:  Smith College Museum of Art
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Description:
Abstracted wooden female figure with carved detail; wears two beaded necklaces, one red around neck and the other red and white at bottom.

Tags:
African

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