Native American (unidentified). Wolf Effigy Pipe, 18th century. Steatite, 3 1/8 x 9 15/16 x 3/4 in. (7.9 x 25.2 x 1.9 cm). Brooklyn Museum, A. Augustus Healy Fund, 77.30.3. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 77.30.3_transp6357.jpg)
Mica Hand -100 B.C. to A.D. 500 The Hopewell culture is an ancient American Indian civilization that arose in Ohio and other parts of eastern North America during the Middle Woodland Period, perhaps as early as 100 BC. It is characterized by gigantic mounds and earthen enclosures in a variety of shapes, magnificent works of art crafted from raw materials brought to Ohio from great distances, and particular styles of stone tools and pottery unique to this time and region.