Upper Paleolithic

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(ˌpeɪ li əˈlɪθ ɪk; esp. Brit. ˌpæl i-)

(sometimes l.c.) of, designating, or characteristic of the early phase of the Stone Age: usu. divided into three periods (Lower Paleolithic, c2,000,000–c200,000 b.c., Middle Paleolithic, c150,000–c40,000 b.c., Upper Paleolithic, c40,000–c10,000 b.c.).
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Noun1.Upper Paleolithic - the time period during which only modern Homo sapiens was known to have existed; ended about 10,000 years BC
Palaeolithic, Paleolithic, Paleolithic Age - 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
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The first documented piece of communication was an image: whereas humans have only been writing for around 2,500 years, the oldest cave paintings date back to around 35,000 BC.
Johanna Drucker, a professor of media studies and English at the University of Virginia, and Emily McVarish, an assistant professor of graphic design at California College of the Arts, have written and curated a history of commercial visual discourse that runs from 35,000 BC, when people drew on cave walls, to the present.
105:8 that since a "covenant" was "commanded to a thousand generations," this means that in about 1,000 BC, there had to have been "a thousand generations" who had received the covenant, so that Adam must probably date to somewhere between about 35,000 BC to 70,000 BC.