Hopewell Era Pipe (image) 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) Usage Restrictions Photo may be used only to accompany stories about the research described in this release. Please credit: L. Brian Stauffer (ISAS artifact) Disclaimer: AAAS and EurekAlert! are not responsible for the accuracy of news releases posted to EurekAlert! by contributing institutions or for the use of any information through the EurekAlert system.