Stone Tool Technology: An Introduction

For most of human history, long before we used metal and iron for tools, people made and used tools made of stone. While the use of stone for tool making seems a relatively simple by Several basic tools used in the manufacture of form of technology by todays standards, stone tools, are the result of a complex set of processes, techniques, and know how. Finished forms  well as finished tool types such as arrowheads are show the complex and dynmic nature of this of stone tool technology.The object of this exhibit is to familiarize the viewer with basic information about the stone tool manufacture process; including what techniques are invlolved, what tools were used in the fabrication of stone tools, and to provide examples of what finished tools might look like.


David E. Rigtrup