University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
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Object Number:70-9-367
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Catawba (culture)
Provenience: United States of America
South Carolina
Culture Area: Southeast Culture Area
Section:American
Materials:Clay
Iconography:Male Face
Height: 5.9 cm
Width: 5.2 cm
Credit Line:Bequest of Samuel Pennypacker, 1970

Description

Clay pipe bowl. A man's face covers the front of the bowl. Above the face the bowl curves backwards and is engraved with a geometric pattern. The man's nose is slightly chipped. The clay is blotchy, the colors varying between light grey and black. There are some brownish spots. The angle between the bowl and the stem is narrow, forming a "V". Collected by Fukes in the 1920's.


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