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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While the researchers can only speculate as to the symbolic significance of the engravings, they suggest that they represent an early and unique example of cannibalistic funerary behavior that has not been previously recognized in the Paleolithic period.
There may have been some rituals that we might characterize as carnivalesque in the Paleolithic Period, but more likely these didn't occur until the later Neolithic.
The historic thread at the museum takes you from the Paleolithic period (about 25,000 years ago) to the 21st century, including a striking contemporary piece by Portuguese artist, Alberto Carneiro.
The exhibition will feature over 320 rare archaeological objects covering from the Paleolithic period (one million BC) until the foundation of Saudi Arabia in 1932.
Evidence has been found of mankind living in these caves for thousands of years, and an interactive tour takes you from the early paleolithic period right through to the Ibero-Roman period.
Survey results are presented in six chronologically organized analytical chapters covering the Paphlagonian past from the Paleolithic period through the Ottoman era, concluded by a final chapter (chapter eight) of summary and synthesis.
During the Paleolithic Period, cavemen starting spearing fish.
A collection of flint tools (Mesolithic age, Um Taqah, Qatar), flint arrows and axes (Mesolithic age, Ras Owaynat Ali, Qatar), and stone objects (upper Paleolithic period, Saudi Arabia) are next.
Over millions of years during the Paleolithic period sex was available to man and women in abundance and without singular claims.
Dated between 40,000 and 10,000 years ago, the Upper Paleolithic Period provides the first strong evidence for composite tools, deliberate burial, language, music, and art.
Evidence from Qesem Cave indicates that, just like later Paleolithic humans, people of the earlier Paleolithic period focused on harvesting large game.
Despite his modern dress, Jake is of the Paleolithic period when, supposedly, women were things to be rounded up, then penned up in a cave.
would have had no effect on the architecture of the human brain, in much the same way that there was no evolutionary need to modify the established efficiency of the human eye since the Paleolithic period, a time span that witnessed much environmental challenge and technological change.
Tour participants will then be introduced to the vastness of Japanese archaeology, from the Paleolithic period to medieval castles.
Of course, frequent shoe-wearing dates only to the middle Upper Paleolithic period - otherwise known as the Late Stone Age, from 40,000 to 10,000 years ago - according to a 2005 article in the Journal of Archaeological Science by researcher Erik Trinkaus.