Prehistoric Native American spider effigy elbow pipe
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Directory: Archives: Regional Art: Pre 1492: item # 1210346
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|Prehistoric carved stone (steatite) spider effigy pipe, Fort Ancient Culture, circa 1,000-1,200 A.D. Size: 3 inches x 2 inches x 1.5 inches. Excellent condition. Discovered in Posey County, Indiana, this early stone elbow pipe dates from the Mississippian period and was carved by the people of the Fort Ancient Culture, who lived along the Ohio River, in the regions that now occupy S. Ohio, N. Kentucky and S.E. Indiana. This pipe bears the very detailed carved effigy of a spider. Provenance: Louis Van Slooten Collection.|