Presentation is loading. Please wait.

Presentation is loading. Please wait.

Akan linguist staffs and Goldweights The Verbal-Visual Nexus.

Similar presentations


Presentation on theme: "Akan linguist staffs and Goldweights The Verbal-Visual Nexus."— Presentation transcript:

1 Akan linguist staffs and Goldweights The Verbal-Visual Nexus

2 Akan Chief, Ghana, 20 th century

3 Akan linguists, Ghana/Ivory Coast, 20 th century

4 “The head of an animal does not get lost in soup”, Akan Linguist staff, Ghana, wood and Goldleaf, 20 th century.

5 “Paddling the boat on both sides makes it go straight”, Akan Linguist staff, Ghana, wood and Goldleaf, 20 th cent.

6 “It is the rightful owner of the food who gets to eat it”, Akan linguist staff, Ghana, painted wood, 20 th century.

7 “one person does not rule a nation” Akan Linguist staff, Ghana, wood & Goldleaf 20 th century.

8 Sankofa, “There is nothing wrong from learning from hindsight”, Akan, Ghana, Wood & Goldleaf, 20 th century

9 Sankofa

10 Leopard standing on another Leopard, Goldweights Akan, Ghana/Ivory Coast, 17 th -19 th century

11 Bushcow and Elephant, Goldweights, Akan, Ghana/Ivory Coast, Brass, 17 th -19 th century

12 Container, Akan, Ghana Copper alloys, 17 th -119 th century

13 Goldweights with conventionalized Arabic and Roman characters Brass with copper plugs, 15 th -17 th century,

14 Goldweights representing animals, Akan, Ghana/Ivory Coast Brass, 17 th -19 th century

15 Avian (Bird) Imagery, Goldweights, brass, Akan, Ghana/Ivory Coast 17 th -19 th century

16 Man tapping Palmwine, couple in sexual embrace, Goldweights, Brass, Akan, Ghana/Ivory Coast, 18 th century

17 Man carrying palmwine; man on horse back with a spear; woman with a bowl on her head and a child on her back—Goldweights, Akan, Ghana/Ivory Coast, brass, 17th-19 th century

18 Man playing drums; man with a side blown trumpet Goldweights, Akan, Ghana/Ivory Coast, brass, th century

19 Geometric shapes, Goldweights, Akan, Ghana/Ivory Coast Brass, th century

20 Two persons on a stool; woman regarding herself in a mirror; man on a stool Holding a parasol, Goldweights, Akan, Ghana/Ivory Coast, 17 th century

21 Pangolin, Goldweight, Akan, Ghana/Ivory Coast, brass 17 th -19 th century

22 Goldweights representing artifacts, Akan, Ghana/Ivory Coast, brass, 17 th -19 th century

23 Goldweights representing stools and game boards, Akan, Ghana/Ivory Coast 17 th -19 th century

24 Running Man, Goldweight, Akan, Ghana/Ivory Coast Brass, 17 th -18 th century

25 Memorial head, Akan, Ghana, Terracotta, 17 th -19 th century

26 Memorial head, Akan, Ghana, Terracotta, 17 th -19 th century


Download ppt "Akan linguist staffs and Goldweights The Verbal-Visual Nexus."

Similar presentations


Ads by Google