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What was the function of this work of art?
Ashanti Sculpture. Digital image.African Conservancy. N.p., n.d. Web. 18 Nov. 2015.
It represented the economic foundations of the Ashanti's gold reserves.
It held ceremonial power as the symbolic throne of Ashanti leaders.
It symbolized the unity of man and woman and traditional Ashanti marriage ceremonies.
It held an small effigy of the first Ashanti man, representing the beginning of the Ashanti people.