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Tongs

Object Number:33-29-29A
Current Location: Collections Storage
Provenience: Alaska
Prince William Sound
Culture Area: Arctic Culture Area
Section:American
Materials:Wood
Length: 82.5 cm
Credit Line:Alaskan Expedition, Frederica de Laguna, 1933

Description

Two wooden rods, flat on inner side. Are held together by both hands. Ends used to grip rocks are charred. Used for carrying hot rocks into bath house. In old days used for putting hot rocks in basket pots.

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