Woman's Pipe Stem, Reproduction?


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Basic Information

Artifact Identification Woman's Pipe Stem, Reproduction?   (1996.24.0038B)
  1. Communication Artifacts
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  3. Ceremonial Artifacts
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  5. Religious Objects
Artist/Maker None
Geographic Location
Period/Date Historic, 1934
Culture Native American: Great Plains: Sioux: Lakota (Teton Sioux, Western Sioux): Oglala

Physical Analysis

Dimension 1 (Length) 20 cm
Dimension 2 (Depth) 1.5 cm
Dimension 3 (N/A) N/A
Weight 23 g
Measuring Remarks Thickness is the widest part. Thickness at one end is smaller .9 cm -- Grove, Jennifer.
Materials Plant--Wood
Manufacturing Processes Carved, Piercing
Munsell Color Information waived

Research Remarks

Published Description N/A
Description N/A
Comparanda N/A
Bibliography N/A

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Artifact History

Archaeological Data N/A
Credit Line/Dedication Reginald and Gladys Laubin Collection
Reproduction Needs Research
Reproduction Information Conflicting information. Don Tenoso says non-native reproduction. But Laubin said from 'Eagle Nation, Lakota Nanbli Osterwin.' the latter part could be the name of a Lakota person, which would imply that this was created/used by Lakota. JLW, 5/25/2007

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