Blocked-end tubes, East Machias, ca. 2500 BP
Contributed by Maine Historical Society
These tubes probably were used for smoking tobacco. They were excavated in East Machias in the 1860s.
The tubes are made of a stone found only in Ohio and provide important evidence of an early trade network between Maine and western Indians.
- Title: Blocked-end tubes, East Machias, ca. 2500 BP
- Local Name: East Machias
- Town: Machias
- County: Washington
- State: ME
- Media: Stone
- Local Code: Horatio Balch Collection, 21*
- Collection: Horatio Balch
- Object Type: Physical Object
For more information about this item, contact:
Maine Historical Society
489 Congress Street, Portland, ME 04101
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