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LOOKING BOTH WAYS: Heritage and Identity of the Alutiiq People of Southern Alaska

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IMAGE
Oil Lamp:

LOCATION: Zaimka Mound archaeological site, Kodiak Island, ca. 5500 B.C.

REFERENCE: Alutiiq Museum, Leisoni, Inc. Collection (AM411:7700)

DIMENSIONS: 24 cm long.

DESCRIPTION:
Stone lamps for burning sea mammal oil have been used for at least 7,500 years in the Alutiiq region.


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