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Fire Stick, Fire Plate, D27.517

Physical Description

Flat wooden slab on light coloured wood
Adze marks on top and part of bottom
Deep grooved in centre of slab with burn marks at one end. Burn marks in 3 places on side edges - 2 on right side U shaped indentation Polished on intact portions both edges.

Fire stick rounded with blackened point with broken proximal end.

Provenance

Locality:
From the John White Collection

Measurements

Maximum dimensions (H x W x D) (a - Fire plate): 375 x 69 x 20mm
Maximum dimensions (H x W x D) (b - Fire stick): 50 x 18 x 13mm

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