Five Chesapeake Pipe Bowls

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Title

Five Chesapeake Pipe Bowls

Subject

Artifacts

Description

These Chesapeake pipe bowls were found at a site in Westmoreland 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 often combined Virginia Indian and European motifs. Chesapeake pipes were produced by Europeans, Virginia Indians, and/or enslaved Africans, and were traded amongst groups during the early seventeenth century. (Photo enhanced)

Source

Virginia Department of Historic Resources, Richmond, VA

Date

1600 - 1700 C.E.

Format

.JPG, 764 × 483

Type

Image

Coverage

Westmoreland County

Still Image Item Type Metadata

Original Format

Photograph

Physical Dimensions

764 × 483

Files

44WM0012_local_pipe_bowls_five.jpg

Citation

“Five Chesapeake Pipe Bowls,” Virginia Indian Archive, accessed January 28, 2022, https://www.virginiaindianarchive.org/items/show/555.

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