one of pair of fertility pipes; pipe has a dark brown clay bowl with a long wooden stem that is honey in color; bowl of pipe is rendered as face with semi-circle eyes, a large nose, curved like a beak, with flared nostrils, and a small ellipses mouth; area around eyes is smooth, but area around ears and forehead hosts a carved pattern comprised of rows of tiny dots; top of bowl is smooth with a rounded lip and bottom of bowl tapers down into phallus; carved design resembling the letter "m" is on the PR side of the "neck," which connects the bowl to the stem; the stem has a series of carvings and starts wide and then tapers into thinner cylinder; there are two metal collars where the stem and bowl connect--the second protrudes and is disk-like

Pipe, mid 20th century

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Pipe
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2015.62.41.1
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one of pair of fertility pipes; pipe has a dark brown clay bowl with a long wooden stem that is honey in color; bowl of pipe is rendered as face with semi-circle eyes, a large nose, curved like a beak, with flared nostrils, and a small ellipses mouth; area around eyes is smooth, but area around ears and forehead hosts a carved pattern comprised of rows of tiny dots; top of bowl is smooth with a rounded lip and bottom of bowl tapers down into phallus; carved design resembling the letter "m" is on the PR side of the "neck," which connects the bowl to the stem; the stem has a series of carvings and starts wide and then tapers into thinner cylinder; there are two metal collars where the stem and bowl connect--the second protrudes and is disk-like