A Fine Pre-Historic Native American Indian Hopewell Peoples

A Fine Pre-Historic Native American Indian Hopewell Peoples, Eastern Woodlands
Stone Pipe
The smooth brown stone striated with red veins
Inscribed on old label ‘Putnam Co. Ind. 167’
100 B.C – 200 A.D
Size: 6 cm high, 10 cm wide – 2¼ ins high, 4 ins wide
Whilst tobacco was smoked throughout most of Mexico and North America it became particularly significant in the Central Mississippi, Missouri and Ohio valleys. Two pre-historic sites have yielded large numbers of pipes, one excavated in 1846 by EG Squier and EH Davis is now known as 'mound city' and revealed in mound 8 or the 'mound of pipes' 200 pipes, but all them had been damaged by fire and were fragmentary.

A Fine Pre-Historic Native American Indian Hopewell Peoples

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