Wednesday, April 13, 2011

Tobacco Pipes

Object types tobacco-pipe
Materials stone
Place (findspot)
Found/Acquired South Carolina (?)
Date 18thC
Ethnic group Made by Northeast Peoples (?) Made by Southeast Peoples (?) Made by Cherokee (?)
Description Tobacco pipe made of black steatite.
Dimensions Length: 21 centimetres Height: 7 centimetres
Acquisition date 1753
Acquisition name Bequeathed by Sir Hans Sloane
Exhibition History 1999 25 Jun-2011 2 Mar, BM Room 26; Gallery of North America, Case: "The Southeastern Woodlands" 1977 15 Dec-1978 30 Oct, Museum of Mankind, Room 9; Smoking Pipes of the North American Indian

Copy and photos from The British Museum.

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