Archaeologist Tim Rast demonstrates flintknapping techniques to students

Nov 3rd, 2014

Dept. of Archaeology

Flintknapping demonstration
Archaeologist Tim Rast demonstrates flintknapping techniques to students

Memorial Archaeology undergraduate students have recently received a practical demonstration of flintknapping techniques by archaeologist Tim Rast of Elfshot as part of their Arch 2480 - Principles of
Archaeology class with Dr. Amanda Crompton.This course provides students with an introduction to archaeological techniques, methodology and theory. Lectures cover the development of the discipline, techniques of survey and excavation, methods of analysis and the interpretation of prehistory.

Tim Rast is an experienced archaeologist and flintknapper who specializes in artifact reproductions and knapped jewelry based on artifacts found across the Arctic and Subartic, with an emphasis on Newfoundland and Labrador.

Tim Rast is a Canadian archaeologist and a flintknapper who specializes in artifact reproductions and knapped jewelry based on artifacts found across the Arctic and Subarctic, with an emphasis on Newfoundland and Labrador - See more at: http://elfshotgallery.blogspot.ca/#sthash.Y6FefzIr.dpuf
Tim Rast is a Canadian archaeologist and a flintknapper who specializes in artifact reproductions and knapped jewelry based on artifacts found across the Arctic and Subarctic, with an emphasis on Newfoundland and Labrador - See more at: http://elfshotgallery.blogspot.ca/#sthash.Y6FefzIr.dpuf
Tim Rast is a Canadian archaeologist and a flintknapper who specializes in artifact reproductions and knapped jewelry based on artifacts found across the Arctic and Subarctic, with an emphasis on Newfoundland and Labrador. - See more at: http://elfshotgallery.blogspot.ca/#sthash.Y6FefzIr.dpuf
Tim Rast is a Canadian archaeologist and a flintknapper who specializes in artifact reproductions and knapped jewelry based on artifacts found across the Arctic and Subarctic, with an emphasis on Newfoundland and Labrador. - See more at: http://elfshotgallery.blogspot.ca/#sthash.Y6FefzIr.dpuf

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