A Fine Pre-Historic Native American Indian Hopewell Peoples

A Fine Pre-Historic Native American Indian Hopewell Peoples

100 BC to 200 USA

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A Fine Pre-Historic Native American Indian Hopewell Peoples, Eastern Woodlands
Stone Pipe
The smooth brown stone striated with red veins
Inscribed on old label ‘Putnam Co. Ind. 167’
100 B.C – 200 A.D

Size: 6 cm high, 10 cm wide – 2¼ ins high, 4 ins wide
Inscribed on old label 'Putnam Co. Ind. 167'
Whilst tobacco was smoked throughout most of Mexico and North America it became particularly significant in the Central Mississippi, Missouri and Ohio valleys. Two pre-historic sites have yielded large numbers of pipes, one excavated in 1846 by EG Squier and EH Davis is now known as 'mound city' and revealed in mound 8 or the 'mound of pipes' 200 pipes, but all them had been damaged by fire and were fragmentary.
Dimensions
Height 6.00 cm (2.36 inches)
Width 10.00 cm (3.94 inches)
Medium
Stone
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