Chalcolithic

Bone tool making Workshop with Wulf Hein

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Germany

A bone tool-making Workshop with expert Wulf Hein will take place in September 2018 at the "Zeiteninsel" in Niederweimar-Argenstein. The participants will get to know the stone age techniques and will work with authentic tools and materials. Afterwards they can make their own arrowhead, a fishing hook or even a stone age figurine.
Course suitable for age 12+. 

"Geschichte(n) erleben auf der Zeiteninsel"

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Germany

The "Zeiteninsel" invites you to come to Niederweimar-Argenstein and participate in a fantastic and colorful program! Various reenactors and archaeo-technicians will show a presentation of old crafts from the Mesolithic till the Germanic People of the first century. How did the stone age people hunt and what kind of equipment did they have? How did they produce bone and stone tools?

Craft Festival

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Germany

Historic crafts from the Stone Age to the Middle Ages are brought to life by specialists in the beautiful setting of the Open Air Museum Düppel in Berlin. Be it flint knapping techniques of the early hunter gatherers or traditional methods of tanning hides – there should be something for everyone. Activities for children invite to explore and all questions are welcome!

Best Of

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Germany

From all-purpose materials such as wood, bone, stone and fiber to the prehistoric luxury export hits such as amber, glass, salt and tin bronze - today we again present all results and experiences for the extraction and processing of these raw materials, by the experimental archaeologists we brought together from Europe over the past months; to wonder, learn and try out.

Bread & mash

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Germany

Separate the wheat from the chaff, grind it on the stone mill and bake it by the fire or in the oven - try yourself as a Stone Age cook and earn your own bread as in the Neolithic Age!

Copyright: Pfahlbaumuseum Unteruhldingen/G. Schöbel

Bone & antler

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Germany

From the sewing needle to the spearhead to the hatchet - bones and antler are important raw materials in the prehistory, to make vital tools but also pretty jewellery out of it. Learn and experiment with our Stone Age expert!

Copyright: Pfahlbaumuseum Unteruhldingen/A. Probst-Boehm

Amber, glass & dyes

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Germany

Shining amber from far away countries, blue glass and coloured fabrics - Latvian and German specialist groups have a colourful jewellery and clothing program ready for you - from the smallest pearl to the woven and dyed garment.

Copyright: Pfahlbaumuseum Unteruhldingen/G. Schöbel

Flint & rocks

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Germany

Fine flint arrowheads, sharp stone axe and heavy millstone - Let experimental archaeologists from Norway and Germany show you the fascinating techniques used to make important tools of the Stone Age. Please participate and try!

Copyright: Pfahlbaumuseum Unteruhldingen/G. Schöbel

Fire

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Germany

How do you light a fire in the Stone Age without a lighter and a match? Wood, stones but also air and ice can be used for it. Our expert from France explains and shows you how to do it.

Copyright: Pfahlbaumuseum Unteruhldingen/F. Müller

Fibres & wood

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Germany

Fibres and wood were important materials in prehistory. Look over the shoulders of Austrian experimental archaeologists as they use prehistoric tools to create different objects from thousands of years of human history.

Copyright: Pfahlbaumuseum Unteruhldingen/G. Schöbel