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Basic Information

Artifact Identification Pipe   (1984.11.0008)
  1. Personal Artifacts
  2. :
  3. Personal Gear
  4. :
  5. Smoking & Drug Equipment
Artist/Maker None
Geographic Location
Period/Date Colonial, 20th century
Culture Bamileke?

Physical Analysis

Dimension 1 (Length) 40.5 cm
Dimension 2 (Width) 9.5 cm
Dimension 3 (Depth) 5.3 cm
Weight 499 g
Measuring Remarks None
Materials Ceramic--Earthenware, Animal--Tooth--Ivory
Manufacturing Processes Handbuilding, Firing, Carved, Piercing
Munsell Color Information Pale Yellow (2.5 Y 8/4) -ns Black ( N 2.75/) -ns

Research Remarks

Published Description N/A
Description N/A

Compare Met. Mus. of Art 1972.4.41-42, 1972.4.38, 19th-20th c. pipes, Bagam-Bamileke people.


Gebauer, Paul. Art of Cameroon. Oregon: Portland Art Museum, 1979. pp. 87, 249-251, 344-346. Northern, Tamara. The Sign of the Leopard: Beaded Art of Cameroon. Storrs: University of Connecticut, 1975.

Artifact History

Archaeological Data N/A
Credit Line/Dedication Richard and Barbara Faletti Family Collection
Reproduction no
Reproduction Information N/A

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