Stone fire-trough used by Indians in which to start fire. Broken into a larger piece (a) with a hole drilled into it and a smaller piece (b)
(a) 3.5 x 1.5 in. (8.89 x 3.81 cm)
(b) 2 x 1.5 (5.08 x 3.81 cm)
Place of Origin
Limestone County (Tex.)
Caption / Inscription / Signature
Attached handwritten label reads: "Miscellaneous collection of Indian arrow heads and Indian fire-trough (broken) - ploughed up in field in Limestone County/See other pieces that was broken off (in same package)."
Artisan or Artist
Materials Facet -- Materials (Hierarchy Name) -- materials (matter) -- inorganic material -- rock -- stone (worked rock) ; Objects Facet -- Furnishings and Equipment (Hierarchy Name) -- Tools and Equipment (Hierarchy Name) -- equipment
Furnishings -- temperature control equipment -- heating equipment accessories
tools and equipment -- heating equipment
Native American artisans and artists
Joseph E. Taulman Collection, Center for American History, University of Texas at Austin.
Local Resource Number
Dolph Briscoe Center for American History, The University of Texas at Austin
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