Flint knapping workshop

Saturday 16 March 2013,
11.00–13.00 & 14.00–16.00
Sackler Rooms

This event is fully booked

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A demonstration by expert flint knapper Karl Lee on how Ice Age craftsmen worked with stone.

Karl Lee demonstrates how Ice Age craftsmen used stone to create sophisticated tools essential to hunting, preparing food and making clothing.

Make a flint arrow head to take away with you.

Wear durable work clothes and sturdy footwear.

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Female figure sculpted from steatite. Found at Grimaldi, Italy, about 20,000 years old. Musée d'Archéologie nationale. © Photo RMN/Jean-Gilles Berizzi