Why did our ancestors use a large bucket of water to help warm their homes?

During the winter, our ancestors used a large bucket of water to help warm their homes. I'm sure its due to the heat transfer between the water and the air, but I don't completely know the logic over it.

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  • 8 years ago
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    it takes a lot of energy for water to cool, and as it does cool, it also heats the surrounding air

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