Event review: International Knapping Workshop, with Bruce Bradley, Fazenda Monte Alto, Dourado, SP (Brazil)

  • Elisa Theodora Adriana van Veldhuizen Leiden University
  • João Carlos Moreno de Sousa Federal University of Rio de Janeiro
Keywords: archaeology, flintknapping

Abstract


The event took place from 3 till 8 July 2016 at Fazenda Monte Alto, Dourado, SP, Brazil. The aim of the course was to provide intensive knapping training in order to enhance analytical methods and procedures. This training was not only for students, but also professionals who were interested in the course. The course was given by Bruce Bradley (University of Exeter), who has extensive experience with Stone Age technologies and experimental archaeology. Mercedes Okumura (PPGArq, National Museum, Federal University of Rio de Janeiro) and Astolfo G. M. Araujo (Museum of Archaeology and Ethnology, University of São Paulo) organized the course, which was sponsored by Fazenda Monte Alto, Café Helena, and the British Academy, Newton Mobility Grants Scheme (NG140077). The workshop had 15 participants from Brazil, Uruguay, the Netherlands and Canada.

Author Biographies

Elisa Theodora Adriana van Veldhuizen, Leiden University

Faculty of Archaeology
Leiden University

 

João Carlos Moreno de Sousa, Federal University of Rio de Janeiro
National Museum
Federal University of Rio de Janeiro
PPGArq
Published
15-Jul-2016
How to Cite
van Veldhuizen, E., & Moreno de Sousa, J. (2016). Event review: International Knapping Workshop, with Bruce Bradley, Fazenda Monte Alto, Dourado, SP (Brazil). Journal of Lithic Studies, 3(1), 333-336. https://doi.org/10.2218/jls.v3i1.1615