Pipe bowl

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Culture/People
Eastern Band of Cherokee
Previous owner
Joseph W. Keppler (Udo Keppler/Gyantwaka), Non-Indian, 1872-1956
Seller
Joseph W. Keppler (Udo Keppler/Gyantwaka), Non-Indian, 1872-1956
Object Name
Pipe bowl
Media/Materials
Steatite/soapstone
Techniques
Carved
Object Type
Pipes and Smoking
Place
North Carolina; USA (inferred)
Collection History
Collection history unknown; formerly in the collection of Joseph W. Keppler (1872-1956, a long-time friend of George Heye); purchased by George Heye from Joseph Keppler in 1906.
Catalog Number
9598
Barcode
009598.000
See related items
Eastern Band of Cherokee
Pipes and Smoking
Data Source
National Museum of the American Indian
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