Mississippian. <em>Kneeling Figure Effigy Pipe</em>, 1400-1500. Stone, pigment, 4 13/16 x 6 11/16 x 3 3/8 in. (12.2 x 17 x 8.6 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Frank Sherman Benson Fund and the Henry L. Batterman Fund, 37.2802PA. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 37.2802PA_SL1.jpg)

Kneeling Figure Effigy Pipe

Artist:Mississippian

Medium: Stone, pigment

Geograhical Locations:

Dates:1400-1500

Dimensions: 4 13/16 x 6 11/16 x 3 3/8 in. (12.2 x 17 x 8.6 cm)

Collections:

Museum Location: Arts of the Americas Galleries, 5th Floor

Exhibitions:

Accession Number: 37.2802PA

Image: 37.2802PA_SL1.jpg,

Catalogue Description:
Carved grey stone pipe bowl representing a youthful male in an attitude of submission. Crouching with arms pulled back along his sides, his head is strained forward, and his mouth is open with teeth exposed. His hairdo is elaborate with two beads hanging down over his forehead. He is wearing multiple beaded armbands, wristbands, and leg bands. The bowl of the pipe is carved into his back.

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