AKAN "AFENA" SWORD 1, Ghana

Photographs © Tim Hamill

AKAN
Afena Sword 1
17.5" high
$400
SOLD

This sword has been vetted as being authentic with signs of use and age.

Akan (Asante, Fante, Baule,etc.) ceremonial swords are called "Afena".  This one, with white and offerings on it is called an "Okomfo Afena" and was used by shrine priests.

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