Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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pipe bowl
  • North or Central America
  • pipe bowl, late 1800s–early 1900s
  • stone, carving
  • Object Height/Width/Length: 3 x 6 x 6 cm
    Object Height/Width/Length: 1 1/8 x 2 3/8 x 2 3/8 in
  • Source unknown
  • Not on display
  • 2007.1124

The stone pipe bowl is a rounded triangle shape with the bowl on top and the stem opening on the "face" of the triangle. There is a groove carved around the bowl triangle, and a second set of grooves that go over the edge of the triangle with the bowl opening.