Neolithic

Fishskin tanning workshop

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Prehistory Alive Worldwide
Country
the Netherlands

Did you ever want to make leather our of a fishskin?

It is possible! During this 1 day workshop we will work on a salmonskin. We will use the fat-tanning method; one of the oldest methods to turn a raw skin into a nice piece of leather. It is not easy and takes time, but it's really worth it! The leather will be beautiful, strong and durable.

Javelin thrower – the forgotten Weapon of the Palaeolithic

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Poland

This event is dedicated to a Paleolithic weapon – the javelin thrower - effective but very little-known in these days. Fortunately, there are still some enthusiasts of this ancient and almost forgotten weapon. You can meet them in Biskupin.

Two-day Flint Knapping Course with Witold Migal

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Country
Ireland

Join lithic expert Witold Migal of the State Archaeological Museum in Warsaw, Poland for a hands-on workshop. You will be able to find proper raw material for making stone tools and understand their use. Experience different knapping methods such as direct percussion with a hard and soft hammer and the basics of the punch and pressure technique.

Using the Whole Deer

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Country
the Netherlands

Theresa is an avid practitioner of traditional living skills and primitive technology of all kinds. An interest which came in part from growing up in the Rocky Mountains in the USA, where backpacking, hunting and fishing were part of the culture. She has followed this interest into the academic field of Experimental Archaeology in which she holds a PhD from the University of Exeter in the UK.