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Plains. Pipe, 19th century. Catlinite (pipestone), 7 1/2 x 3 1/8 in. (19.1 x 7.9 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Anonymous gift in memory of Dr. Harlow Brooks, 43.201.249. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, CUR.43.201.249.jpg)
. Brooklyn Museum photograph, 2006
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This is a catlinite (pipestone) pipe bowl that would have had a wooden pipe stem inserted into the square end when smoking.
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