This paper describes four kinds of stones: bezoars, mustika pearls, snakestones, and thunderstones. All are unusual in regard to their actual or supposed origin, and some have mystical powers ascribed to them.
Sulang Language Data and Working Papers: Topics in Lexicography
Sulawesi Language Alliance
Table of Contents:
Bezoars; Mustika pearls; Snakestones; Thunderstones; References;
Version 2 [10 August 2014] Quotations added to each section. Version 1 [11 May 2013] This paper first circulated June 2008; revised May 2010; further revised for publication May 2013.
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