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This pipe fragment, made of carvable stone, was broken during or shortly after being made. Archeologists can tell this as the interior of the pipe bowl has no tobacco residue, called dootle. The bowl has a flat lip on the rim that flares outward. The pipe fragment was recovered from the excavations during the 1977 Kansas Archeology Training Program field school at the Tobias site in Rice County. The Tobias site is a Great Bend aspect (ancestral Wichita) village that had dense artifact deposits, house remains and numerous deep trash-filled storage pits. The site is listed in the National Register of Historic Places.

Date: 1400-1600 CE

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Item Number: 472333
Call Number: 14RC8-430-7054
KSHS Identifier: DaRT ID: 472333

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