Symposium on chert and other knappable stone

Posted by Steve Burrow on May 07, 2012

From 20 – 24 August 2013, the “Alexandru Ioan Cuza” University of Iasi, Romania will be holding an International Symposium on Chert and Other Knappable Materials

The conference will cover all aspects of knapped stone raw materials from geological origin, to mining, usage, and laboratory analyses on these materials and presentations are invited on materials such as obsidian, rhyolite and quartzite as well as chert. The intended audiences are field archaeologists, laboratory researchers, ethnographers and modern day knappers with papers being accepted on any culture or period.

Further details can be found here.

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