Gold-dust sieve Ghana

Gold-dust sieve
Gold-dust sieve

Custodian: University of Glasgow Hunterian Museum and Art Gallery

Reference: GLAHM 112958

This brass sieve was used for gold panning in Ghana (formerly the Gold Coast). Panning was a task often carried out by Ashanti or Asante women while men worked in the mines.

Maker: not known

Materials: brass

Dimensions: diameter 80mm