Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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qutdleg (blubber lamp)
  • Greenland Inuit peoples
  • qutdleg (blubber lamp), late 1800s
  • Where object was made: Greenland
  • stone, carving
  • Object Length/Width/Depth: 52.5 x 18 x 8 cm
    Object Length/Width/Depth: 20 5/8 x 7 1/16 x 3 1/8 in
  • Gift of Lewis Lindsay Dyche
  • Not on display
  • 2007.6091

The oblong stone basin has flat bottom. It is "D" shaped with the shallower rim as the vertical element of the "D" and the deeper rim as the curved portion of the "D." It is dark grey.