How do you wear a Greek Himation?

How do you wear a Greek Himation?

Starting with an end of the cloth draped forward over the left shoulder, the himation would be wrapped across the back and either under the right arm or covering the right arm and then slung across the chest to the left shoulder or held over the left arm.

What is the foot of a gastropod used for?

The foot of a gastropod is a flat structure used for crawling. Waves of muscular contraction travel along its length, moving the animal slowly over the ground.

Are Chitons intertidal?

Chiton can be found all around the world. They live in cool, temperate, and tropical waters. Their habitat regardless to climate however is always in the intertidal zone, on rocks, between rocks, and in tide pools.

What is a gumboot animal?

Chitons are molluscs which have eight armored plates (called valves) running in a flexible line down their back. The gumboot chiton’s appearance has led some tidepoolers to fondly refer to it as the “wandering meatloaf”.

How do you make gumboot?


  1. Toss the gumboots in a large pot with about an inch or two of water.
  2. Cover with a lid and steam the gumboots being careful not to cook them for too long or else they might get tough.
  3. Pull the shells out from their backs, many people save these and use them for a future art project.

What does a gumboot taste like?

Remove the inside brown strip and discard. The remaining meat can be eaten boiled, dried, pickled, raw, roasted and steamed. Find this Pin and more on Traditional Foods by SEARHC .

Is it safe to eat a chiton?

“They Actually Eat That:” Chiton. Many of them are delicious; molluscs have only mild flavor on their own, so any cream, butter, or garlic makes them taste pretty good most of the time. The Giant Pacific Chiton (or “gumboot”), enjoyed in the North American northwest, can get up to a foot (300 mm) long.

What does gumboot tea mean?

In New Zealand, ordinary black tea is sometimes called ‘gumboot tea’ – the equivalent of the UK’s ‘builder’s tea’. A fairly recent New Zealand idiom, it probably arose when more exotic blends of tea like Earl Grey became popular. When tea was in short supply the leaves of the mānuka tree were used as a substitute.