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Crafts of the Past

A look back at ancestral handicrafts such as knapping flint tools, creating silver filigree, preparing gold amalgam for coating silver, creating ceramic objects, winding glass beads and more.

  1. Middle Paleolithic Mousterian Style Flake Tool Found in Jordan Desert

    by on 06-21-2012 at 09:22 AM (Crafts of the Past)
    Quote Originally Posted by CraftsofthePast View Post

    A weekend outing as an amateur archeologist in Jordan often took me off the beaten track in search of uncharted Stone Age sites. But this particular site was just off the main road and onto another paved road. And it had the ruins of a stone building standing among the flint (actually quartz) scatter of stone age tools.

    I collected this flake tool

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