- Museum number
Zoomorphic, effigy smoking pipe carved in the form of a bird, made from a light coloured pipe stone, with some reconstruction visible. Part of the rear platform has been lost as has the bird's tail. The legs not visible, though claws are lightly incised on the platform surface. The wings are filled out in relief against the body, while feathering is indicated by three or four light incisions.
- Production date
Height: 4.50 centimetres
Length: 7 centimetres
Width: 3.50 centimetres
- Curator's comments
- A small diamond shaped label attached reads: "650"
- On display (G26/dc17)
- Exhibition history
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: Am1931E1.229 (old CDMS no.)
Miscellaneous number: 650 (Squier and Davis Original Collection Number)