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Pipe Bowl

Before 1882

1 in. (stem) x 1 15/16 in. (bowl) x 13/16 in. (diameter) (2.5 cm x 5 cm x 2 cm)

Bryn Mawr College
Accession Number: 72.8.2
Other Number(s): 24239a (The Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia Number)
Geography: Africa, South Africa, Traansval (Traansval)
Classification: Clothing and Adornments; Personal Gear; Smoking & Recreational Drug Equipment
Culture/Nationality: Traansval, South African, Southern Africa
Collection: William S. Vaux Collection of the Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia

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This object has the following keywords:
  • African - Refers to the cultures of the continent of Africa, which is bounded by the Atlantic Ocean, the Indian Ocean, and the Mediterranean Sea.
  • pipes - Devices consisting of a tube with a bowl at one end and a mouthpiece at the other; used for smoking tobacco, opium, and other substances.
  • South African - Style and culture of the people of South Africa.

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Exhibition List
This object was included in the following exhibitions:
  • Honoring the Past, Inspiring the Future: Black History Month at Bryn Mawr College Bryn Mawr College , Feb 15, 2013 – Mar 29, 2013
  • African Art in the Greater Philadelphia Area The Community College of Philadelphia with a Grant from the William Penn Foundation , Nov 12, 1999 – Dec 17, 1999

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