Multicolor beaded necklace. Lobster claw clasp. Length 10 in.
---Osei Tutu was the fourth ruler in Ashanti royal history, a "powerful, warlike, and highly disciplined people of West Africa.'l. He succeeded to the throne in 1697 after the passing of his uncle. Osei was able to expand on the size of the small kingdom of Kumasi to create the Ashanti empire.---
Rogers, J. A. World's Great Men of Color. New York: Simon & Schuster, 1996.