Home > Science > Earth Sciences
The Stone Tool Technology Webring is a community of websites that explore the manufacturing techniques for stone tools by different cultures or people groups. Lithic analysis is the formal term for this type of archeology. Archeologists are able to learn much about the socioeconomic and cultural organization by studying the stone tools used on a particular site. Some try to simulate those techniques to create modern "stone tools." Lithic studies include flintknapping, microwear analysis, experimental archeology, and typological aspects. Those interested in ancient civilizations will find the websites in this webring valuable.