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Pipe, Ovoid

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Object ID 1378-28
Object Name Pipe, Ovoid
Count 1
Description Hollowed out nut shell. Charred bowl interior/rim, black resinous stains.

Original catalog card: "It was found in a refuse pit at Riverside Cemetery by Arden Sheldon while doing research work there. How this type of nut (Cohune Palm nut from South America) came into this territory is a riddle to solve."

Accession record: "... found a few inches below the surface in Indian site, west of city."
Material Nut
Dimensions H-3.7 Dia-3.4 cm
Collecting location Riverside Cemetery/Oshkosh, WI
Site Riverside Burials and Shell Heap
Site # 47-WN-506
Collector Sheldon, Arden
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