TITLE

FLINT KNAPPING

AUTHOR(S)
Trotta, Paul
PUB. DATE
August 2007
SOURCE
New York State Conservationist;Aug2007, Vol. 62 Issue 1, p7
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article focuses on the renewed interest in flintknapping, the ancient art of making chipped stone tools. The production of chipped stone tools in North America can be traced to the arrival of the Clovis people on the continent. The craft begins with collecting rocks high in silica content and includes flint, chert and obsidian. It cites the dangers associated with flintknapping, such as serious cuts if one is not careful.
ACCESSION #
26281982

 

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