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Stone tool use is the oldest form of technology used by humans. During this live demonstration, see and learn about the materials and process that go into creating stone tools, and why this understanding is so important to archaeologists. 

 

May 12, 2018 at 2 pm

FREE for members or with paid admission

Biography: Justin DeMaio is an archaeologist currently working for the Bureau of Land Management in the Las Vegas Field Office. His particular interest in stone tool technology led him to start flint knapping early on his career. Although Justin is currently based in southern Nevada, he has done archaeological projects throughout the western United States and also Pennsylvania.

 

 

 

 

 

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05/12/2018 14:00:0005/12/2018 16:00:00America/Los_AngelesFlint Knapping: An Introduction and Demonstration of How Stone Tools are Made Stone tool use is the oldest form of technology used by humans. During this live demonstration, see and learn about the materials and process that go into creating stone tools, and why this understanding is so important to archaeologists.    May 12, 2018 at 2 pm

FREE for members or with paid admission

Biography: Justin DeMaio is an archaeologist currently working for the Bureau of Land Management in the Las Vegas Field Office. His particular interest in stone tool technology led him to start flint knapping early on his career. Although Justin is currently based in southern Nevada, he has done archaeological projects throughout the western United States and also Pennsylvania.

         
Reno, NV
Event StartsEvent Ends
05/12/201805/12/2018
All Day Event
2:00pm4:00pm