Pipe bowl with human figure

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Culture/People
probably Plaquemine (archaeological culture) (attributed); probably used by Central/Middle Mississippian people
Previous owner
George A. Flournoy (George Alexander Flournoy), Non-Indian, 1868-1928
Anita Patterson Flournoy (Mrs. George A. Flournoy), Non-Indian, 1878-1952
Carnegie Public Library, 1904-1964
Seller
Carnegie Public Library, 1904-1964
Presenter/funding source
Marion Eppley Memorial Fund
Object Name
Pipe bowl with human figure
Media/Materials
Stone
Techniques
Carved, ground, drilled
Object Type
Pipes and Smoking
Place
Reelfoot Lake area; Fulton County; Kentucky; USA
Date created
AD 1100–1350 (Early to Middle Mississippian period)
Collection History
Collection history unknown; formerly in the collection of George A. Flournoy (1868-1928, a collector in Paducah, Kentucky); inherited by his widow, Anita Patterson Flournoy (1878-1952); donated to the Carnegie Public Library in Paducah, Kentucky, by Mrs. Flournoy in 1947; purchased by MAI from the Carnegie Public Library in 1962 using funds from the Marion Eppley Memorial Fund.
Catalog Number
23/1000
Barcode
231000.000
See related items
Plaquemine (archaeological culture)
Central/Middle Mississippian (archaeological culture)
Pipes and Smoking
Data Source
National Museum of the American Indian
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