Barter Money in Form of Cross

Unidentified maker (Democratic Republic of Congo)

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about 1750

Copper

Overall: 5 × 4 in. (12.7 × 10.2 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth: Gift of Morton D. May, Class of 1936

MIS.968.23

Geography

Place Made: Democratic Republic of the Congo, Central Africa, Africa

Period

1600-1800

Object Name

Currency

Research Area

Africa

On view

Exhibition History

Money Talks: Roman Coinage in Global, Historical Context, Classical Studies 11, Professor Roberta Stewart, Gene Y. Kim Gallery, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, April 2, 2022-.

Provenance

Morton D. May (1914-1983, Class of 1936); given to present collection, 1968.

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