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This pipestone pipe fragment was recovered from an archeological salvage project in 1994 at the Living the Dream site by Kansas Historical Society archeologists and crew. The soft fine-grained material of pipestone enabled the pipe's maker to carve it into its 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. The site, in Cowley County, was a Great Bend aspect village that had been severely impacted by modern activities. The people that inhabited Great Bend aspect sites are ancestral to the Wichita and affiliated tribes.

Date: 1400-1725 CE

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Item Number: 506479
Call Number: 14CO382-430-1
KSHS Identifier: DaRT ID: 506479

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