Big Boy pipe

Part of the Cosmology in the New World project

Creator(s): Timothy Pauketat

Year: 2010


This is a pipe figurine dubbed "Big Boy." It was made at Cahokia around AD 1100-1150, but found at Spiro, Oklahoma, in a context dating to around AD 1400. Interpreted as Red Horn or Morning Star by James Brown. Note the long nose god mask earrings.

Cite this Record

Big Boy pipe. Timothy Pauketat. 2010 ( tDAR id: 5695) ; doi:10.6067/XCV857196J

Temporal Coverage

Calendar Date: 1100 to 1150

Spatial Coverage

min long: -96.152; min lat: 34.561 ; max long: -89.165; max lat: 39.707 ;

File Information

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red-horn-1.tif 584.70kb Dec 9, 2010 1:52:00 PM Public