This page is about the meaning, origin and characteristic of the symbol, emblem, seal, sign, logo or flag: Akofena.
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.
Category: Adinkra symbols.
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Adinkra are visual symbols, originally created by the Ashanti of Ghana and the Gyaman of Cote d'Ivoire in West Africa, that represent concepts or aphorisms. Adinkra are used extensively in fabrics, p… read more »