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Object ID 2592-140
Object Name Pipe
Count 1
Description Fraud? Red pipestone. Urn-like cylindrical bowl above short faceted stem shank; long perforated handle. Handle is broken and glued and missing most of one edge. No evidence of use.

Original catalog card: "Small Catlinite Tomahawk shaped Pipe. Locality: Found on the Beckmann Hotel site, Lake Nagawicka, Waukesha County, Wis. Received from Carl Wittman Collection, Merrill, Wis. Date: Feb 22, 1941. Minnesota Catlinite. This is a very fine extraordinary specimen. It shows the artistic ability of the aboriginal craftsman. It was found while plowing near the west shore of Nagawicka Lake in Waukesha County, Wis.
Material Stone
Date Pre 1941
Year range to 1941
Dimensions H-8.8 W-2.3 L-2.2 cm
Collecting location Beckmann Hotel site/Lake Nagawicka, WI/Waukeska County, WI
Collector Wittman, Carl
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