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A Payne Collection Pipe Finally Seen in Color!

Originally Published in the Central States Archaeological Journal, Vol.57, No.3, pg.147


This wonderful 2 3/4 inch long Hopewell Pipe of purple pipestone depicts a frog sitting. It was originally part of the Ed­ward Payne Collection, and is shown in black and white in Photographs ofinteresting and Outstanding Speimens of Indian Relicsfivm the Edward W Payne Stone Age Collection on page one hundred eighteen ( inset ). It is from Iowa, and exhibits a high polish and the wonderful and natural styling of all Hopewell effigy pipes.Collection of Len and Janie Weidner, Westerville, Ohio.“Used by Permission of the Author”
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