Paleolithic

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Synonyms for Paleolithic

second part of the Stone Age beginning about 750,00 to 500,000 years BC and lasting until the end of the last ice age about 8,500 years BC

of or relating to the second period of the Stone Age (following the eolithic)

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The archaeologists found a high percentage of burnt remains in the Moli del Salt site (Tarragona), which date back to the end of the Upper Palaeolithic Age some 13,000 years ago.
There's almost a timeline to the paintings here: from the Upper Palaeolithic Age to the Mesolithic Age to the proto- historic, early historic and medieval periods.
The Museum of Civilization, scheduled for 2008, will exhibit Egyptian culture from the palaeolithic age, through the rise of Islam, to the nearly contemporary.
During this time, however, they entered the ethnographic record, if not as survivals of the palaeolithic age,(6) at least as a very distinctive ethnic group of gatherer-hunters.
London, Sept 30 (ANI): Archaeologists at the Cambridge University have uncovered evidence that children as young as two in the palaeolithic age, an estimated 13,000 years ago, may have attended a form of prehistoric nursery to develop their creative skills in cave art.