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Workshop Flint Knapping

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Target group for this workshop:

1) Archaeology students – Bachelor 3, Master and cand. PhD.
2) Postdocs, professionals and amateurs.


With the experience of this workshop, one should be better able to analyze lithic archaeological material, for example for one’s thesis or any professional activity. For this purpose, the workshop participants will get experience with:

  • Testing theoretical principles to practice, understanding various flint processing techniques and technologies from Paleolithic to Neolithic with the intention of understanding them better.
  • Recognizing flint processing errors.
  • Becoming aware of the possibilities and limitations of the matter in order to better understand the choices of the flint worker (better assessment of the person behind the object).


Please register by sending an email before March 1, 2024 to Cécile JUNGELS ( as well as Christian CASSEYAS ( One has to add the following information: first name and surname, address, email, phone number, university, study level, orientation and the subject of the final thesis. Please also include your level of proficiency in flint working (none - reasonable – good) as well as a description of your motivation.


Costs are 150 € per person.
Billing possible on request.
Accommodation and food
Lunch needs to be handled by yourself.
We do not have accommodation but it is possible to stay on site on request (warning: no showers).


We will have the necessary flint, tools and protection gear for all students, but you have to bring your own
warm clothes and closed shoes.

For full information see attached document.