Wupatki_20091123_304.jpg Coiled Rods from BasketsThumbnailsPatterned Yucca Basket Fragments
Cultural Period: Ancestral Puebloan (Wupatki Pueblo, A.D. 1130 – A.D. 1260)

Description: A fragment of a wooden fire drill found in the trash of Wupatki Pueblo. The stick would have been used in tandem with the hearth board in the next slide to create heat from friction that would in turn light tinder to start a fire.

Dimensions: 6.0 (L) x 1.8 (diameter) cm (2.36 x 0.71 in).

Collection: On display at Wupatki National Monument (catalog card).
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Dan Boone/Ryan Belnap, Bilby Research Center, Northern Arizona University
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Wupatki_20091123_304.jpg
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NIKON CORPORATION NIKON D200
Make
NIKON CORPORATION
Model
NIKON D200
DateTimeOriginal
2009:11:23 13:39:19
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f/29.0