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Asafo Military Society Flag
The Snite Museum flag once belonged to Asafo Company No. 1 of an unidentified Fante town, led by one Abram Bohen (Boahen). His company, if typical, would have owned numerous such flags for use in parades or for display at the company headquarters or shrine. It would be tempting to imagine that being the leader of Company No. 1 in his town made him the senior-ranking commander there. However, it was quite common for Asafo to list themselves in reverse order of seniority, so he might actually have been the most junior of the Asafo commanders! Although this particular leader's exploits and personal history have not survived, his flag does provide some clues as to where and when he lived.
from Morton, Dimensions of Power (South Bend, 2018)