E0512: Pipe Bowl

Ethnographic

Identifier:
E0512
Classification Category:
3:Personal Artifacts ➞ Personal Gear
Materials:
botanical ➔ wood
Dimensions:
10.5 cm L
2.5 cm W
18 cm H
Provenance of Object:
This object was held in the museum that Luther College started in 1877. This museum eventually grew into the Vesterheim Norwegian-American Museum, and following this, non-Norwegian American ethnographic objects were returned to Luther and accessioned into the college’s Anthropology Collection. Without additional documentation, was likely obtained by the Luther College Museum (later the Norwegian-American Museum) between the late 19th century and early 20th century.
Ethnic Group:
Native American
Source Locality:
USA
Description:
Pipe bowl carved from a single piece of pipestone in the shape of a tomahawk.
Related Collections
Accession: 1996.ETHN62, 1/1/96 Donated by: Unknown (1996.ETHN62)