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ghana coast 1902 - Google Search Cape Coast Castle Gold Coast 1909

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Africa | Gold pectoral discs  from the Ashanti of Ghana | 19th century AD |  Court regalia worn by chiefs and servants of the Asantehene | One of the widespread items of goldwork was the pectoral disc, kra, worn by the servants of the ruler, who 'washed' or purified the king's soul. The kra are therefore sometimes referred to as 'soul-washer's' discs. However, they are also occasionally worn by the king himself, by girls at puberty rites or by the principal mourner at a funeral.

Africa | Gold pectoral discs from the Ashanti of Ghana | 19th century AD | Court regalia worn by chiefs and servants of the Asantehene | One of the widespread items of goldwork was the pectoral disc, kra, worn by the servants of the ruler, who 'washed' or purified the king's soul. The kra are therefore sometimes referred to as 'soul-washer's' discs. However, they are also occasionally worn by the king himself, by girls at puberty rites or by the principal mourner at a funeral.

Lost Cities And Architecture Of Pre-Colonial Africa., Bimtuku, Ghana pre-colonial times date unknown from http://www.abovetopsecret.com/forum/thread927854/pg4

Lost Cities And Architecture Of Pre-Colonial Africa., Bimtuku, Ghana pre-colonial times date unknown from http://www.abovetopsecret.com/forum/thread927854/pg4

Throughout human history the head has been hunted, preserved, venerated, offered as sacrifice and even eaten. The uppermost part of the body,

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