An African Pipe from a Slave, Cemetery in Barbados, West Indies

1983 (Jerome S. Handler) “An African Pipe from a Slave Cemetery in Barbados, West Indies.” In P.Davey, ed., The Archaeology of the Clay Tobacco Pipe: America. British Archaeological Reports, International Series 175: 245-54.

A detailed description of a rare (for British America) clay pipe excavated in the early 1970s; probably dating to the late 17th century and originating on the Gold Coast (Ghana) of West Africa. Also, comments on tobacco consumption and pipe smoking among the enslaved in Barbados.

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