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FIRE -MAKING APPARATUS.

Mexico, Italy, and other civilized countries. Doubtless this flint from Guadalajara (fig. 54) came from Brandon. It is real calcareous flint, such as does not exist in this country. The flint is the *' swallow-tail" pat- tern. The tinder is of prepared fungus sold in little packets. Fig. 52. Strike-a-light (flint, steel, tinder-horn, spunk, and ponch). (Cat. No. 22104, U. S. N. M. Cheyenne Indians, Arkansas. Collected by Dr. J. H. Barry.) The Koords of Bhotan, Eastern Turkey, carry a pipe pouch contaiu- ing besides flint, steel, and tinder, a pipe pick and a pair of pincers,