Turtle Effigy Pipes

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Title

Turtle Effigy Pipes

Subject

Artifacts

Description

These broken stone effigy pipes or ornaments are carved to represent turtles. An effigy is an object made to represent the form of something else, usually a person or animal. These unique artifacts probably date to the Late Woodland period and were found in Halifax County in the southern Piedmont.

Source

Virginia Department of Historic Resources, Richmond, VA

Date

900 - 1600 C.E.

Format

JPG; 1788 × 1182
JPG, 614 × 402

Type

Image

Coverage

Halifax County

Still Image Item Type Metadata

Original Format

Photograph

Physical Dimensions

1788 × 1182
614 × 402

Files

44X0033_turlte_effigy_pipes_Coves_Halifax_County.jpg
44X0033_turtle_effigy_pipes.jpg

Citation

“Turtle Effigy Pipes,” Virginia Indian Archive, accessed August 5, 2021, https://virginiaindianarchive.org/items/show/496.

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