Ceremonial Pipe


Thumbnail of Ceremonial Pipe (1984.11.0009)

Basic Information

Artifact Identification Ceremonial Pipe   (1984.11.0009)
  1. Communication Artifacts
  2. :
  3. Ceremonial Artifacts
  4. :
  5. Religious Objects
  6. ;
  7. Personal Artifacts
  8. :
  9. Personal Gear
  10. :
  11. Smoking & Drug Equipment
Artist/Maker None
Geographic Location
Period/Date Colonial, 19th - 20th century CE
Culture Bamileke?

Physical Analysis

Dimension 1 (Length) 66.4 cm
Dimension 2 (Width) 15.1 cm
Dimension 3 (Depth) 13.2 cm
Weight 2,240 g
Measuring Remarks None
Materials Metal--Bronze
Manufacturing Processes Cast
Munsell Color Information Moderate Brown (7.5 YR 3/4) -ns

Research Remarks

Published Description N/A
Description N/A

Met. Mus. of Art 1972.4.41-42, 1972.4.38, 19th-20th century 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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