This wooden piece was used for fire-making and is
another of the 1924 findings in the Hunnu tomb at the Noyon Mountain site by the expedition team of P. K. Kozlov. One wooden stick is twisted or rubbed against another piece of wood. This motion generates heat and kindles dry materials (tinder) placed where the two objects touch. This method is used all over the world.
The tool was placed in the tomb for symbolic use
in the afterlife.


  • Title: Fire-making tool
  • Date: 0300
  • Location: Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia

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