The aperatus is simple, a shallow pottery bowl,
a handfull of fine gravel,four stones fashioned to
look like a scorpion,one or more wicks
(red belt bracket)and enough oil to fill the bowl.
Used for cooking,heating,and ligthing,the Scorpion motif is a powerful survival tool.without
the poisonous smoke of a wood fire,you can
heat the inside of a snow shelter or tent.Also
known as a kudlijk(Eskimo oil stove)they were used for tens of centuries for