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Pipe, D43.974

Physical Description

Black stone. Pouch shaped, bevelled at bottom on back. Subovoid in cross section. Hole in top forms bowl-traces of residue remain- with smaller hole on left side for insertion stem. On each side of bowl are two small projections inverted V-shaped, which form the ears of the owl-like face etched on front. Brows depicted by a notch. Below the beak of the owl is a frog. On the back is incised the head and shoulders of a woman with a snake, land animal below and a turtle on the bevel.


Locality: Tom Nelson
From the: Sargood Collection


Maximum dimensions (H x W x D): 53 x 33 x 17mm

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