Ancient Technology in Iowa: How Did They Do That?

Jun 9, 2023

02:00 PM

21 E 3rd Street, Spencer, IA 51301

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The University of Iowa Office of the State Archaeologist's Cherie Haury-Artz will present at the Spencer Public Library on June 9, 2023. 

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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