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Move the date back on the first humans in North America -- another 10,000 years!

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❝ The timing of the first entry of humans into North America across the Bering Strait has now been set back 10,000 years.

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ARCH365 Podcast: Lithics and Lithic Analysis- Episode 12

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My second contribution to the ARCH365 Podcast!  Episode Summary: On this episode, Emily Long defines and describes lithics and the different ways lithics are analyzed.


While cataloguing the Frank Heyward collection of Tasmanian Aboriginal stone tools I came across two examples marked: C Coghlan, Lake Leake, 1937.

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Lithic Analysis or "Meet the Flint-stones"

This is Jonas and in this short contribution I would like to introduce myself and the research I am conducting. In the frame of the Göbekli Tepe project I will be responsible for the documentation and anlysis of lithic materials. 117 more words

From The Desk

Narran Lake

Lightning Ridge is Yuwaalaraay country. The Yuwaalaraay language is no longer a first language but it’s still spoken around here, and lots of schools in the region teach Yuwaalaraay at primary level or (in high school) as part of the mandatory Languages Other Than English (LOTE) course for students in Year 7 and Year 8. 1,020 more words

Kev Newton's Beautiful Flintknapped Knives and Arrowheads

Kev Newton is a primitive skills practioner, and owner of AIS primitive skills school Australian Survival Instructors . These are is handmade stone arrow heads and stone knives which he sells through his facebook page: … 45 more words


Primitive Technology: Cord drill and Pump drill

I made a cord drill and then upgraded it to a pump drill. A cord drill is basically a spindle with a fly wheel attached so it looks like a spinning top. 33 more words