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Preceding the Asantehene in the procession is the Chief Sword Bearer, whose duty is to absorb evil intentions directed toward the monarch. He wears an eagle feather headdress featuring a pair of gilt ram’s horns.

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  • Title: Ashanti Chief Sword Bearer
  • Creator: Carol Beckwith & Angela Fisher
  • Date: 1995
  • Location: Ghana
  • Copyright: copyright Carol Beckwith & Angela Fisher

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