Pipe bowl in human form

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Culture/People
probably Plaquemine (archaeological culture) (attributed)
Previous owner
Dr. Joseph L. Jones, Non-Indian, 1833-1896
Susan Polk Jones (Susan Rayner Polk/Mrs. Joseph L. Jones), Non-Indian, 1842-1921
Seller
Susan Polk Jones (Susan Rayner Polk/Mrs. Joseph L. Jones), Non-Indian, 1842-1921
Previous owner
Mr. Collins, Non-Indian
Previous seller
Mr. Collins, Non-Indian
Object Name
Pipe bowl in human form
Media/Materials
Pottery
Techniques
Modeled
Dimensions
15.2 x 10.2 x 5.1 cm
Object Type
Pipes and Smoking
Place
Bayou L'Ours ridge about 46 miles from Thibodeaux; Shell Ridge mound near Bayou Lafourche mouth; Lafourche Parish; Louisiana; USA
Date created
AD 1100–1350 (Early to Middle Mississippian period)
Collection History
Collection history unknown; acquired by Dr. Joseph L. Jones (1833-1896, New Orleans, Louisiana) from Mr. Collins in 1886; purchased by George Heye from Dr. Jones's widow, Susan Polk Jones (1842-1921), in 1906.
Catalog Number
7761
Barcode
007761.000
See related items
Plaquemine (archaeological culture)
Pipes and Smoking
Data Source
National Museum of the American Indian
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