Tablet weaving is an ancient weaving technique, in which the rotation of tablets, applied in the warp, creating the shed where the weft passes, produce the weave. Historically, it was applied to produce accessories for garment, like belts, or as decoration in garments itself. In this workshop you will be able to produce your own tablets and create patterns.
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?
2nd Experimental Archaeology Meeting. Thomas Mink is a professional blacksmith and expert in the experimental archeology of iron with great experience.
Terra Ibèrica (Iberian Land) is an event to disseminate the Iberian culture (Iron Age) to a wide range of public. Its main act is the reenactment night shows scheduled on both 27 and 28 July from 8 to 10 PM. However, in the activity program (available soon), visitors can find a variety of workshops, themed guided tours or other activities related to living history.
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!
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
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 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