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This Catlinite pipe was found in Jefferson County and donated to the Kansas Historical Society in 1925. In Kansas, these pipes generally were made by American Indians between 1350 CE to 1850. The soft fine grain material of Catlinite enabled the pipe's maker to carve it into its rectangular shape. Pipes were used during trade negotiations and to mark special occasions.

Date: 1350 CE-1850

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Item Number: 309051
Call Number: 14JF 25.42.4
KSHS Identifier: DaRT ID: 309051

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