The stone artifact was packed into a small crate, covered with moist soil. It was recently removed as is depicted in the photos.Several details grace this carving. Claws, hind legs, rear-side back, and grooves on top and below the platform. Multiple soil abrasion scratches, dings, cuts and scars are evident on this artifact. In all an incredibly sophisticated effigy carving rarely seen except in the usual Mound Builder museums.
Louis was the outer regions of the great Cahokia Mound complex about seven miles to the east. A rare and unique effigy pipe! The item "PIPE, STONE FROG EFFIGY, East St. Louis, ILLINOIS" is in sale since Sunday, October 23, 2016. This item is in the category "Antiques\Ethnographic\Native American".The seller is "saltrento" and is located in Erie, Colorado. This item can be shipped to United States, to Canada, to United Kingdom, DK, RO, SK, BG, CZ, FI, HU, LV, LT, MT, EE, to Australia, GR, PT, CY, SI, to Japan, SE, KR, ID, to Taiwan, ZA, to Belgium, to France, to Hong Kong, to Ireland, to Netherlands, PL, to Spain, to Italy, to Germany, to Austria, IL, to Mexico, to New Zealand, SG, NO, SA, UA, AE, QA, KW, BH, HR, MY, CL, CO, CR, DO, PA, TT, GT, SV, HN, JM.