- Museum number
Effigy smoking pipe carved in the shape of a toad, made of a red/brown porphyric stone/pipestone. Half the platform is missing, as is the top of the head. The limbs are carved in relief against the body and the skin is incised deeply to bring out the heavily scaled appearance.
- Production date
Height: 4 centimetres
Length: 6 centimetres
Width: 3.50 centimetres
- Curator's comments
- Small diamond shaped label pasted to the pipe reads:"684".
- On display (G26/dc17)
- Exhibition history
1977 15 Dec-1978 30 Oct, Museum of Mankind, Room 9; Smoking Pipes of the North American Indian
1993-95, London, Museum of Mankind, 'Treasures of the Americas'
1999 25 Jun-Present, BM Room 26; Gallery of North America, Case: "The First Americans / Hopewell Pipes from Mound City, Ohio"
- Acquisition date
- Africa, Oceania and the Americas
- Registration number
- Additional IDs
CDMS number: Am1931E1.224 (old CDMS no.)
Miscellaneous number: 684 (Squier and Davis Original Collection Number)