2015 Altdorf

2015 Altdorf (DE)

The event at the Museum in the Adlhoch-Haus spanned several days and featured a diverse program. On Thursday, an excursion was made to several archaeological sites. The excursion destinations included the Flint Mine in Arnhofen, the Flint deposits in Baiersdorf, a visit to the Kelheim Museum,, the Essing Stone Age Cave, and the Altheim Earthwork. The evening was dedicated to a visit to the Altdorf Museum.

On Friday, the participants knapped flint at the Museum Adlhoch-Haus. Lunch consisted of a "Seasonal Stoneage Stew", followed by more flintknapping. In the evening , a Bavarian snack with draft beer was offered in the Altdorf Citizens' Hall. Public lectures covered various topics, including pictorial representations of hornstone processing from ancient Egypt, the supply of Neolithic lakeside settlements with flint resources, and flint processing on pure silicon monocrystals.

Saturday opened flintknapping to the public. The day concluded with dinner and a casual get-together.