• Culture/People:

    probably Late Mississippian Tradition (archaeological culture) (attributed)

  • Object name:

    Pipe in the form of a mountain lion

  • Date created:

    AD 1300-1500

  • Place:

    Ridge north of Mound R; Moundville; Hale County and Tuscaloosa County; Alabama; USA

  • Media/Materials:

    Limestone

  • Techniques:

    Pecked, ground, drilled

  • Collection History/Provenance:

    Excavated by Clarence B. Moore in 1905 or 1906; donated to the Academy of Natural Sciences (Philadelphia) soon afterward; purchased by MAI as part of the C.B. Moore collection in 1929.

  • Dimensions:

    9.5 x 3 x 4 cm

  • Catalog number:

    17/893

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