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2-hour workshop: Fire making

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Getting to know the "lighters" of prehistory. And try them out for yourself.

The discovery of fire was groundbreaking for prehistoric man. But why was fire so important in the first place? We clarify how and for what fire was used and how it could be "made". Different types of "lighters" are demonstrated in their function: In addition to Stone Age techniques such as striking fire with pyrite and fire drilling, these are the early methods of the
Getting to know the "lighters" of prehistory. And try them out for yourself.

The discovery of fire was groundbreaking for prehistoric man. But why was fire so important in the first place? We clarify how and for what fire was used and how it could be "made". Different types of "lighters" are demonstrated in their function: In addition to Stone Age techniques such as fire striking with pyrite and fire drilling, these are the early methods of fire striking with steel, the compression lighter and the burning glass. In the second hour, the participants can try out the lighters and their functions for themselves.
With Frank Trommer (blacksmith and archaeotechnician, Blaubeuren) and team

Recommended from 8 years - also for adults
Start times: 10 a.m., 12 p.m. and 2 p.m.
Cost: € 8.00 per person
Registration required

Please note: 
Nebra Ark is open until 30 September 2022. In October, the visitor centre will close due to major renovation and extension work. The Arche Nebra team will still be there for you: For the time of the closure, there are bookable offers in the outdoor area and a creative competition. The site where the Nebra Sky Disk was found will remain accessible in any case. Please check the website www.himmelsscheibe-erleben.de for the progress of the work. The reopening of Nebra Ark is planned for June 2023.
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  • Registration required
  • open air
  • Target group young people
  • Target group adults
8,00 € per person

When:

Sunday 07.08.22 10:00

Where:

Venue:

Nebra Ark

At the stone block 16
06642 Nebra
Phone: +49 34461 / 25520
fax: +49 34461 / 255217
E-mail: info@himmelsscheibe-erleben.de

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