- Museum number
Zoomorphic effigy smoking pipe carved in the form of a bird (raptor?). Quite large and apparently complete, though reconstructed from excavated fragments, the legs are carved in relief against a column supporting the body and containing the bowl. The talons(?) are also shown in relief on top of the platform. The wings are shown in low relief against the body, with feathering and facial features indicated with light incisions.
- Production date
Height: 7 centimetres
Length: 11 centimetres
Width: 3.50 centimetres
- Curator's comments
- A small diamond shaped label attached reads:"632".
- 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"
1977 15 Dec-1978 30 Oct, Museum of Mankind, Room 9; Smoking Pipes of the North American Indian
- Acquisition date
- Africa, Oceania and the Americas
- Registration number
- Additional IDs
CDMS number: Am1931E1.240 (old CDMS no.)
Miscellaneous number: 632 (Squier and Davis Original Collection Number)