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Eban

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Fence

Symbol of love, safety and security

The home to the Akan is a special place. A home which has a fence around it is considered to be an ideal residence.

The fence symbolically separates and secures the family from the outside. Because of the security and the protection that a fence affords, the symbol is also associated with the security and safety one finds in love.

-- from The Adinkra Dictionary

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

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