Browse Items tagged "tobacco" (39 total)

This pewter pipe bowl was found at a village site in Caroline County on the northern Coastal Plain. Pewter is an alloy made of tin and lead that was manufactured by Europeans. It was made into a variety of objects and occasionally traded to…

This clay pipe bowls was found at a site in Caroline County on the northern Coastal Plain. It dates to the Early Historic period and features an incised design. Virginia Indians manufactured and used clay smoking pipes beginning in the Early Woodland…

These Chesapeake pipe bowls date to the Early Historic period. Chesapeake pipes have characteristic rouletted decorations that were made by incising the the clay with tools that had rounded pin-like ends. The designs often combined Virginia Indian…

This pipe bowl was found at a Late Woodland and Early Historic period site in Montgomery County, southwestern Virginia. It features a unique incised design of a human figure. Virginia Indians manufactured and used clay pipes beginning in the Early…

This Chesapeake pipe bowl was found at a site in Caroline County on the northern Coastal Plain. Chesapeake pipes have characteristic rouletted decorations that were made by incising the the clay with tools that had rounded pin-like ends. The designs…

These clay pipe fragments are of European manufacture and style, with square lips forming the bowls. They were found at an Indian village site in Roanoke County in the Blue Ridge. Virginia Indians obtained them from colonists during trade…

These clay pipe bowl fragments were found at a site in Halifax County in the southern Piedmont. Some in the top row feature elaborate incised geometric decorations. The punctuated rows are so uniform as to suggest that they were made by rolling a…

These Early Historic period artifacts were found at a site in Westmoreland County on the northern Coastal Plain. They include locally produced Chesapeake Pipe bowls with rouletted animal figure designs, European glazed ceramic sherds, a net sinker,…

These miscellaneous artifacts were found at an Early Historic period site in Caroline County, southwestern Virginia. They include ceramic sherds and pipe fragments produced by Virginia Indians, and iron trade goods obtained from colonists. Exchange…

Virginia Indians continued to manufacture and use pipes and other items made from traditional materials during the colonial contact period. This stone pipe was found at an early seventeenth century site in Roanoke County in the Blue Ridge. It…