Akofena

This page is about the meaning, origin and characteristic of the symbol, emblem, seal, sign, logo or flag: Akofena.

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Sword of war

Symbol of courage, valor, and heroism.

The crossed swords were a popular motif in the heraldic shields of many former Akan states. In addition to recognizing courage and valor, the swords can represent legitimate state authority.

Graphical characteristics:
Symmetric, Closed shape, Monochrome, Contains curved lines, Has crossing lines.

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