Brass Paramount Chief Crown

This is an unusual brass crown, thought to have been worn by paramount chief Masa, Kama Kafei Chiefdom, Kamadugu, Tonkolili District, in the early 19th century. It resembles other paramount chiefs crowns more commonly made out of tooled leather.

Further Information

  • Type: Regalia
  • Object: Brass Paramount Chief Crown
  • Materials: Metal
  • Culture Group: Temne
  • Dimensions: 114mm
  • Production Date: Pre 1960
  • Associated Places: Masa, Kama Kafei Chiefdom, Kamadugu, Tonkolili District (Place collected)
  • Associated People: Abu Bakarr Sesay, Freetown (Collector)
  • Museum: Sierra Leone National Museum
  • Accession Number: SLNM.1960.16.01

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