Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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qutdleg (blubber lamp)
  • unknown Kalaallit (Greenland Inuit) maker
  • qutdleg (blubber lamp), late 1800s–1895
  • Where object was made: West Greenland, Greenland
  • stone, carving
  • Object Length/Width/Depth: 22 x 15 x 3 cm
    Object Length/Width/Depth: 8 5/8 x 5 7/8 x 1 1/8 in
  • Gift of Lewis Lindsay Dyche
  • Not on display
  • 2007.5917

Shallow stone basin, triangular and rounded on the bottom and edges. Dark grey with large spots of black.