Archaeology Day

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Date(s) - 03/08/2019
10:00 am - 4:00 pm

Cahokia Mounds State Historic Site

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Saturday, August 3rd, from 10am – 4pm – See experts demonstrate: Flintknapping and Tool use, Bow and Arrow making, Finger weaving and Fiber spinning, Pottery Making, Stone Carving, Ancient crafts, Hide Tanning.  Watch Archaeologists Conduct Excavations, Process Artifacts, Identify Animal Bones.  Hands – on Archaeology for the public, Sift excavation soils for artifacts, Wash 1000 year old artifacts. Plus Tour Excavation Areas, Listen to a Storyteller, Throw spears with an Atlatl, Play the Chunkey Game, Explore Career Opportunities, Drill Bead.  Food and Refreshments available for Purchase.