Hopewell Sioux Platform Pipes; Artistic Integrity for 2,500 Years.

Hopewell Sioux Platform Pipes; Artistic Integrity for 2,500 Years.








This Hopewell era platform pipe was discovered in Adams County, Illinois, in 1928. It is made of catlinite from Minnesota.


Pipestone pipes continue to be made by the Sioux Indians today, little changed from 2,000 years ago.