Animated Object of the Day: Smoking Pipe from Jamestown

by Bernard K. Means, Director of the Virtual Curation Laboratory

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Today’s animation is a clay smoking pipe that was scanned in Jamestown Rediscovery‘s archaeological laboratory on June 26, 2014, the same day that it was recovered from the field.  The pipe bowl retains soil that may be chemically analyzed at a future date.

Field school students at Jamestown after they recovered the pipe. Image courtesy of Historic Jamestowne.

Field school students at Jamestown after they recovered the pipe. Image courtesy of Historic Jamestowne.

Curator of Archaeology Merry Outlaw watches as the pipe is scanned.

Curator of Archaeology Merry Outlaw watches as the pipe is scanned.

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