- Museum number
Zoomorphic, effigy smoking pipe carved into the form of an owl's head, made from a light coloured, highly polished pipe stone. Re-constructed from excavated fragments, a large portion of the front platform and the beak are missing. The eyes are given exagerrated prominence.
- Production date
Height: 4.50 centimetres
Length: 8.50 centimetres
Width: 3.50 centimetres
- Curator's comments
- A small diamond shaped label attached reads:"638"
- 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: Am1931E1.245 (old CDMS no.)
Miscellaneous number: 638 (Squier and Davis Original Collection Number)