Stone Age Technology – Chip a Stone Tool Yourself!

Code: SL21801

Dates: September 21 - October 5, 2021

Meets: 1:00 PM to 2:00 PM

Sessions: 3

Location: Creutzburg Center

Course Fee: $59.00

There are 5 openings remaining at this time.

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Stone tool making is humankind's earliest known technology. It dates back more than 3 million years. They don’t look like much, but the simplest stone tools can cut, scrape, pierce, and pound better than any human hand. There’s more to fashioning a useful tool from a lump of stone than one might imagine. Quickly review the history of stone tools from the beginning of the archaeological record to very recent times. Numerous actual examples will be brought to class for examination. Then try your hand at knapping your own tools in the last session.
Fee: $59.00

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Creutzburg Center

260 Gulph Creek Road
Radnor, PA 19087
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Richard Davis

Rick Davis is an archaeologist who studies the human cultural record during the long epoch of hunting and gathering, commonly known as the Stone Age or Paleolithic. He has excavated at many sites in France, Turkey, Iran, Afghanistan, Tajikistan, Siberia, and Alaska. For nearly forty years he was a Professor of Anthropology at Bryn Mawr College.

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