Fire Drill Base


From: Borneo | Sarawak

Curatorial Section: Oceanian

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Object Number P492B
Current Location Collections Storage
Provenience Borneo | Sarawak
Section Oceanian
Materials Wood

To make fire using a fire drill a soft, dry piece of wood is held on the gound and a hard stick is rolled between the hands and drilled into it, starting a fire in about forty seconds. This is the soft, flat piece into which the hard stick is drilled.

Length 30 cm
Credit Line Gift of Dr. William H. Furness 3rd., 1898

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