Pipe bowl

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Culture/People
probably Southeast (archaeological) (attributed)
Excavator
Captain James Hall Nichols (Captain J. H. Nichols), Non-Indian, 1835-1897
Previous owner
Anna Ruby Payne (Anna Ruby Nichols/Mrs. George F. Payne), Non-Indian, 1860-1947
George F. Payne (George Frederick Payne), Non-Indian, 1853-1923
Seller
Anna Ruby Payne (Anna Ruby Nichols/Mrs. George F. Payne), Non-Indian, 1860-1947
George F. Payne (George Frederick Payne), Non-Indian, 1853-1923
Object Name
Pipe bowl
Media/Materials
Steatite/soapstone
Techniques
Carved, drilled
Object Type
Pipes and Smoking
Place
Nacoochee Valley; White County; Georgia; USA
Date created
probably AD 1600-1700
Collection History
Probably collected or excavated between 1870 and 1893 when Captain James Hall Nichols (1835-1897) owned the Nacoochee Mound site in Helen, Georgia; inherited by his daughter Anna Ruby Nichols Payne (1860-1947); purchased by George Heye from Anna Ruby Payne and her husband George F. Payne (1853-1923) in 1915.
Catalog Number
4/7572
Barcode
047572.000
See related items
Southeast (archaeological)
Pipes and Smoking
Data Source
National Museum of the American Indian
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