Short Stemmed Clay Pipe, Newton Plantation Slave Cemetery, Barbados

Description

This photograph shows a clay pipe found on the pelvic area of a skeleton. This pipe likely originated from the Voltaic region and probably came to Barbados via the Atlantic slave trade. See image Newton001.

Source

Jerome S. Handler, "An African-Type Healer/Diviner and his Grave Goods," International Journal of Historical Archaeology 1, 2 (1997): p. 91-130.

Date Created

Artifact dated from late-1600s to early-1700s

Language

English

Rights

Image is in public domain courtesy of Jerome Handler. Metadata is available under Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial 4.0 International.

Identifier

Newton006

Spatial Coverage

British Caribbean; Barbados; Voltaic

Citation

"Short Stemmed Clay Pipe, Newton Plantation Slave Cemetery, Barbados", Slavery Images: A Visual Record of the African Slave Trade and Slave Life in the Early African Diaspora, accessed November 17, 2019, http://slaveryimages.org/s/slaveryimages/item/2270
This photograph shows a clay pipe found on the pelvic area of a skeleton. This pipe likely originated from the Voltaic region and probably came to Barbados via the Atlantic slave trade. See image Newton001.
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