Gold dust box

Made of imported sheet brass. Used to keep gold dust (usually wrapped in cloth). Collected before 1951. Last used in the late 19th century.

Object Summary

Museum Number 90/1951/11/3
Simple Name box
Full Name gold dust box
Common Name gold dust box
Production country Ghana
Material sheet brass
Collection class Containers
Collection continent Africa
Collection area/region W
Production county southern Ghana
Production continent Africa
Cultural group Asante Akan
Function name container
Function detail for gold dust