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This complete pipestone elbow pipe was found on the surface at a Late Ceramic period camp site in Crawford County. The soft fine grained material of pipestone enabled the pipe's maker to carve it into its elbow-like shape. Pipes were used during trade negotiations and to mark special occasions. In Kansas, these pipes are generally made by American Indians between 1650 to 1850.

Date: 1500 CE-1800

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Item Number: 442817
KSHS Identifier: DaRT ID: 442817

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