Summary

Wa-pitha tush [hueso de ballena] Cuña encontrada por el antropólogo australiano, Sir Walter Baldwin Spencer o sus asistentes de campo Yaghanes, An-ma-tsing-this [George] y su esposa Shu-maui-naua-laka-kipa, en un muladar en la costa de Río Douglas, Isla Navarino, 1929. George demostró a Spencer la técnica Yaghan de usar una cuña para talar árboles. [XP8501 y XP8505 - Fotografías de excavación]

Wa-pitha tush [whale bone] wedge found by Australian anthropologist, Sir Walter Baldwin Spencer or his Yaghan field assistants, An-ma-tsing-this [George] and his wife Shu-maui-naua-laka-kipa, in a kitchen midden on the shore of Rio Douglas, Navarino Island, 1929. George demonstrated for Spencer the Yaghan technique of using a wedge to fell trees. [XP8501 & XP8505 - Photographs of excavation]

Physical Description

Wedge made from whale bone.

Local Name

Wa-pitha tush [whale bone]

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