About this object

History of use

The use of tobacco and other herbs for smoking by groups of the region has been noted for some time.

Cultural context


Physical description

Conical bowl with engraved triangular pattern at outer rim, two parallel incised lines near join with mouthpiece, and carved extension at bottom. Dark brown exterior with blackened interior and roughly carved to a depth of about two-thirds of bowl length. Mouthpiece joined near centre of side of bowl with join surrounded by cord. Tube of bone slightly curved. The join is not perpendicular to the vertical axis of the bowl.