Except the Tau (Yami), all the other aboriginal tribes on Taiwan have adopted the habit of smoking, and all use pipes. Pipes were found in the prehistoric ruins, which is an evidence of the antiquity of the habit on Taiwan. Even today pipes are quite common among the ethnic groups in Taiwan. People usually use wood as the bowl, and bamboo as the tube. Pipes are usually decorated with motifs of people or animals. There is a slight difference between the pipes used by men and women: men’s tubes are about 10cm while women’s are over 20cm. This pipe’s tube was lost before it entered the museum’s collection.