Northern Factors in Asante History

Emmanuel Akyeampong

Nana Ojiminkpa II, Bosomfuo (priest) of Krachi Dente Shrine (in white) with shrine officials

Nana Ojiminkpa II, Bosomfuo (priest) of Krachi Dente Shrine (in white) with shrine officials
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Krachi Dente, a Guan deity that relocated from Larteh in Akuapem to Krachi, was one of the most revered deities in precolonial Asante. It was consulted often by the Asante state in matters of war.

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Nana Ojiminkpa II, Bosomfuo (priest) of Krachi Dente Shrine (in white) with shrine officials
Nana Ojiminkpa II, Bosomfuo (priest) of Krachi Dente Shrine (in white) with shrine officials
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Courtesy of Emmanuel Akyeampong

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Creator: Akyeampong, Emmanuel
Description: Krachi Dente, a Guan deity that relocated from Larteh in Akuapem to Krachi, was one of the most revered deities in precolonial Asante. It was consulted often by the Asante state in matters of war.
Date: July 24, 2010
Date Range: 2010-2019
Location: Kete Krachi, Ghana
Format: Image/jpeg
Rights Management: For educational use only.
Contributing Institution: Emmanuel Akyeampong; MATRIX: The Center for Humane Arts, Letters, and Social Sciences Online at Michigan State University
Digitizer: Emmanuel Akyeampong