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University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Caption: The Hopewell people used distinctive stone pipes, often with effigies on them, like this owl pipe found in an early village excavation in Illinois.
Credit: Photo by L. Brian Stauffer (ISAS artifact)
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