Pipe bowl

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Culture/People
possibly South Appalachian Mississippian: Lamar (archaeological culture) (attributed)
Excavator
Dr. Rush Pearson Burke (Dr. R. P. Burke), Non-Indian, 1885-1959
Previous owner
Dr. Rush Pearson Burke (Dr. R. P. Burke), Non-Indian, 1885-1959
Glen I. Groves (Glenwood Ira Groves/G. I. Groves), Non-Indian, 1898-1962
Seller
Glen I. Groves (Glenwood Ira Groves/G. I. Groves), Non-Indian, 1898-1962
Object Name
Pipe bowl
Media/Materials
Pottery, paint
Techniques
Modeled, engraved, painted
Object Type
Pipes and Smoking
Place
Northeast of Montgomery; Junction of Coosa River and Tallapoosa River; Montgomery; Montgomery County; Alabama; USA
Date created
AD 1450–1700 (Late Mississippian period)
Collection History
Excavated by Dr. Rush Pearson Burke (1885-1959, a physician and amateur archaeologist in Montgomery, Alabama) at an unknown date; acquired by Glen I. Groves (1898-1962, a Chicago, Illinois, Indian artifact dealer) at an unknown date; purchased by MAI from Glen Groves in 1960.
Catalog Number
22/9085
Barcode
229085.000
See related items
South Appalachian Mississippian: Lamar (archaeological culture)
Pipes and Smoking
Data Source
National Museum of the American Indian
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