Sweathouses

Structures heated by steam produced by pouring water on hot stones and used by Native Americans for ritual and therapeutic sweating.

Quick Facts

Go Historic ID
3218
Names
sweathouses
sweathouse
sweat houses
sweatlodges
sweat lodges
houses, sweat
lodges, sweat
zweethutten Dutch
zweethut Dutch
saunas Spanish
sauna Spanish
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Bibliography

  1. 1.  The Getty Art & Architecture Thesaurus, 300007369. The J. Paul Getty Trust.