The Ashanti War (1873-74) - Ashanti implements and weapons.
A. Sanko, musical instrument B. Cushion C. Ashanti Minister's state bag D. Fantee stool, cut out of solid block of cotton wood E. and F. War Greegrees or charms made of leather and straw worked in G. Knife of Office used for human sacrifices, the blade is of iron, with four brass bells attached, the handle of wood, bound and ornamented with brass H. Native Sword I. Kroo Boy's Pipe, the bowl is of clay connected with a gourd by reed tube and reed for stem J. Native Chief's Hat of straw with grass on the top K. War drum and drumstick L. Snuff-mill, a loose ball within the pillars, the whole cut with rough tools out of one solid block of wood M. Native knife N. and O. Greegrees of leather and straw Q. Powder-flask of cow's horn R. and S. Tennasse Chief's bow and spear, Porto Locco, the bow string is made of wood, the spear is of iron, bound round with leopard's skin T. Native harp with a gourd to soften and improve sound U. Native cap.
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Creation Date: 23rd February 2010
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