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This pipe bowl was recovered from excavations during the 1977 and 1978 Kansas Archeology Training Programs at the Tobias site in Rice County. The Tobias site is a Late Ceramic period proto Wichita village site that had dense artifact deposits (including chain mail), house remains and numerous deep trash-filled storage pits. It is listed in the National Register of Historic Places. The pipe was carved from pipestone, a soft, fine-grained material that enabled the carver to shape and smooth the pipe and drill holes for the bowl and stem. At some point in the past the pipe bowl was damaged.

Date: 1400 CE-1600

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Elbow Pipe from the Tobias Site, 14RC8 - 1

Item Number: 447240
Call Number: 14RC8-67-10
KSHS Identifier: DaRT ID: 447240

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