Upper Paleolithic

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the time period during which only modern Homo sapiens was known to have existed

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The Selkakangas cairn was built in a marine environment, in a low and narrow moraine ridge that during the Late Stone Age or Early Bronze Age (1600 BC) was a long peninsula in a vast bay on the north-eastern side of the modern valley of Kokemaenjoki.
Linda Fibiger, an archaeologist at the University of Edinburgh in Scotland, and her colleagues focused on the late Stone Age, when European hunter-gatherers had transitioned into farming or herding animals.
One of them scrawled "Brian Finlay slept here" on a stone bedpost, while other graffiti on the 5,000-year-old late Stone Age dwellings included: "Scouse Celts".
Our ancestors of the Upper Paleolithic (Late Stone Age) survived by hunting these animals and exploiting their resources, enabling them to continue to develop their social and cultural presence in Europe, despite the harsh conditions they faced.
These are, for the most part, small scatters of worked flint from the Arabian Neolithic (Late Stone Age) period or scatters of pottery from the Late Islamic period, although a very few sites have been identified that suggest possible use of the deserts of the Western Region of Abu Dhabi during the early to mid-Islamic periods and a number of sites in the vicinity of Al Ain, in the Eastern Region, are of Iron Age or later date.
Archaeological remains, including a late Bronze Age hill fort on Eston Nab and late Stone Age burial mounds, will be better protected through the prevention of overgrowth.
Alongside the kiln was an iron brooch, the earliest of its type ever found in Warwickshire as well as fragments of late Stone Age and Bronze Age pottery and flint tools.
The majority of the British population are not 'Celts', but have been here since the late Stone Age and as such were not 'alien'.
It originated in the Late Stone Age and--so the anthropologists, archaeologists, and historians tell us--derives primarily from gatherers, not hunters.
The author argues that the new discoveries show that there was a massive flood which occurred about 5600 B.C., during the late Stone Age. This vanished civilisation was destroyed some 3000 years before the first pyramid was built.
The Flints and Stones site doesn't take us to Bedrock to visit Fred and Wilma, but it does take us back thousands and thousands of years to the late stone age. You'll meet a Shaman (a spiritual leader) and a famous archaeologist.
Pyramarn, "New Evidence on Plant Exploitation and Environment During the Hoabinhian (Late Stone Age) from Ban Kao Caves, Thailand", in Foraging and Farming, ed.
The objects excavated from two sections, date from the Late Stone Age. The site forms a coherent, extensive and high-quality record of ritual practices relating to hunter-gatherer communities in this part of southern Africa over at least 2,000 years, and eloquently illustrates the links between the ritual and economic practices of hunter-gatherers.
Pre-historic fertile lands of what is now Turkey were used by hunter-gatherers in the late Stone Age to experiment with the basics of farming, before taking that knowledge to Europe, a new study, published in the journal (http://www.cell.com/current-biology/fulltext/S0960-9822(16)30850-8) Current Biology last week, said.
The skeleton of the late Stone Age man, unearthed during excavations in the Czech Republic, is said to date back to between 2900 and 2500 BC.