Effigy pipe from Mississippian Culture   Save
James McBride Collection
Description: Large pipe has a human head effigy resting on an oval platform. The pipe bowl is in the top of the head. The stem would have been inserted into the open mouth of effigy. Eyes are surrounded by distinctive weeping eye motif. The nose projects from the face, but the ears are close to the head. Made of sandstone, the pipe is a very dark gray. Item was found in Hamilton County, Ohio. View on Ohio Memory.
Image ID: AL07441
Subjects: Ohio History--Natural and Native Ohio; Pipes (Smoking); American Indian history; Artifacts; Mississippian Culture (700 AD-1600 AD)
Places: Hamilton County (Ohio)