Ancient Technology in Iowa: How Did They Do That?

Oct 7, 2021

06:00 PM

22895 Lacey Trail, Keosauqua, IA 52565

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The University of Iowa Office of the State Archaeologist's Cherie Haury-Artz will present at Lacey-Keosauqua State Park, hosted by the Jefferson County Conservation Board. This will be an indoor presentation, stay tuned for information on which park building will house the event!

About the Presentation:

Ancient technology was incredibly innovative. Technologies such as stone tool making, weaponry, cordage production, stone-boiling and pottery manufacture were crucial to ancient societies. These technologies represent some of the very first scientific innovations in the history of human technology. These technological “firsts” were essential to the advancement of society. People had to understand and apply basic principles of, physics, chemistry, engineering, and natural history. Learn about flint knapping, pottery making, bone tools, unique uses for plants, and more.

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