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Sandstone portable hearth, used in a canoe.
Length: 22.75 inches
- Curator's comments
- Register 1949:
Stone portable hearth used in a canoe.
Observations: From the Indians of the Canal region of S Chile (CHONOS). Donor states that hearths of this kind are common to the whole canal region, from Chalco to Cape Horn (but the Yahgan and Alakaluf do not appear to have had them formerly UJB). See letters from the Donot & Mr John Duguid.
Stone is a kind of sandstone called CANCAGUA used for malas cuens ? and houses by mixed Spanish-Indian population.
- Not on display
- Acquisition date
- Africa, Oceania and the Americas
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