Knapping is the shaping of flint, jasper, agate, chert, quartzite, obsidian or other conchoidal fracturing stone through the process of lithic reduction to manufacture tools.

Knapping is the shaping of flint, jasper, agate, chert, quartzite, obsidian or other conchoidal fracturing stone through the process of lithic reduction to manufacture tools.

Tools & The Stone Age. Children could make their own clay tools and write about what they're used for.

Tools & The Stone Age. Children could make their own clay tools and write about what they're used for.

Later Stone Age Tools  Neolithic, ‘Upper Paleolithic’ & ‘Late Stone Age’  toolkits are very diverse and reflect stronger cultural diversity than in earlier times. The pace of innovations rose. Groups of Homo sapiens experimented with diverse raw materials (bone, ivory, and antler, as well as stone).  Craftsmanship increased, and refined composite tools made of polished stone show different groups sought their own distinct cultural identity and ways of making things.

Later Stone Age Tools Neolithic, ‘Upper Paleolithic’ & ‘Late Stone Age’ toolkits are very diverse and reflect stronger cultural diversity than in earlier times. The pace of innovations rose. Groups of Homo sapiens experimented with diverse raw materials (bone, ivory, and antler, as well as stone). Craftsmanship increased, and refined composite tools made of polished stone show different groups sought their own distinct cultural identity and ways of making things.

Earthy Digs/ Ohio Stone Age-Today: Stone Age relics, Art and Tools From My Yard

Earthy Digs/ Ohio Stone Age-Today: Stone Age relics, Art and Tools From My Yard

Earthy Digs/ Ohio Stone Age-Today: Stone Age relics, Art and Tools From My Yard

Earthy Digs/ Ohio Stone Age-Today: Stone Age relics, Art and Tools From My Yard

Earthy Digs/ Ohio Stone Age-Today: Stone Age relics, Art and Tools From My Yard

Earthy Digs/ Ohio Stone Age-Today: Stone Age relics, Art and Tools From My Yard

Earthy Digs/ Ohio Stone Age-Today: Stone Age relics, Art and Tools From My Yard

Earthy Digs/ Ohio Stone Age-Today: Stone Age relics, Art and Tools From My Yard

Earthy Digs/ Ohio Stone Age-Today: Stone Age relics, Art and Tools From My Yard

Earthy Digs/ Ohio Stone Age-Today: Stone Age relics, Art and Tools From My Yard

Earthy Digs/ Ohio Stone Age-Today: Stone Age relics, Art and Tools From My Yard

Earthy Digs/ Ohio Stone Age-Today: Stone Age relics, Art and Tools From My Yard

Earthy Digs/ Ohio Stone Age-Today: Stone Age relics, Art and Tools From My Yard

Earthy Digs/ Ohio Stone Age-Today: Stone Age relics, Art and Tools From My Yard

Earthy Digs/ Ohio Stone Age-Today: Stone Age relics, Art and Tools From My Yard

Earthy Digs/ Ohio Stone Age-Today: Stone Age relics, Art and Tools From My Yard

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