Smoking pipe (Calumet) - ROM2003_762_8

ROM2003_762_8

Smoking pipe (Calumet)

Maker: Ontario Iroquoian
Medium:Stone
Geography: Ontario, Canada
Date: 1600-1650 AD
Period: Contact and Early Colonial (1600-1700 AD)
Dimensions:
8.1 × 6 × 3 cm
Object number: 885.2.1
Credit Line: Gift ot the York Pioneers
On view
Gallery Location:Daphne Cockwell Gallery dedicated to First Peoples art & culture
DescriptionThis stone smoking pipe bowl depicts a person with their hands placed over their ears along with a second smaller human face at the bottom of the pipe. Of note, the represented people on the pipe would have faced the smoker when the pipe was in use.
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