Suspecting the object might be important - or at least valuable - Corat removes a bundle of rations from his backpack and unwraps the oilcloth. He carefully removes the dried meat and now-crumbled flatbread, and wraps the strange device as carefully as he can in the cloth.
He then turns and heads south, thoughtfully munching on his rations, and keeping to the trees or low in the grass as much as possible.
* Hide check *
* Search check, watching for any creatures - humanoid, predator, or game - in the area *