“AKOFENA” is Adinkra symbol that translates as a “Sword of War” and symbolizes courage, valor and heroism. Adinkra is an ancient system of symbols, which were typed or hand-painted in various ritual clothing. The origin of Adinkra associates with Ghana and Ivory Divoar. The crossed swords were a popular motif in the heraldic protection of many ancient Akan states. In the meaning of strength and courage the swords symbolized the prestige and integrity of the supreme power in the state.
MEASURES: 20 x 20 x 3 cm
MEDIA: Mixed Media