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The HMNS School of Rock: Cracking Caveman Crafts in the Classroom
November 26, 2013 · 1 Comment

Today’s guest post was written by Dr. Gus Costa, Geoarchaeologist at Rice University and Paleoarts Educator/Owner of The Flintstone Factory The ascent of humankind is an unlikely story of a clawless, small-toothed primate prevailing in a brutish world of horrific beasts. How did our ancestors compete with lions, tigers and bears? More importantly, how would […]

Question for the Curator: Possible hammerstone?
June 8, 2009 · 1 Comment

We recently recieved a question through our blog from Savannah, who was wondering if a rock she had found might have once been used as a knapper’s hammer. It seemed to fit perfectly in the hand and had a great place for the thumb to grip it. We passed her question along to Dirk to […]



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