Flintknapping (Series in Ancient Technologies)


Subject:
Archaeology , Prehistoric People

Description:
Description of flintknapping, which is "the making of flaked or chipped stone tools. This technology was used in historic times to manufacture gun flints and in prehistoric times to make spear and dart points, arrow heads ... and many other tools." Includes basic information about the elements of flintknapping, and illustrations of the process. From the Office of the Iowa State Archaeologist.

Publisher:
Office of the State Archaeologist, Iowa

Language:
English

Source:
http://www.uiowa.edu/~osa/learn/ancient/flint.htm


PID= res:lii-17983