Mousterian

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Mous·te·ri·an

 (mo͞o-stîr′ē-ən)
adj.
Designating or belonging to a Middle Paleolithic culture following the Acheulian, associated with Neanderthals and characterized by the use of flake tools.

[French moustérien, after Le Moustier, a cave in southwest France.]

Mousterian

(muːˈstɪərɪən)
n
(Archaeology) a culture characterized by flint flake tools and associated with Neanderthal man, found throughout Europe, North Africa, and the Near East, dating from before 70 000–32 000 bc
adj
(Archaeology) of or relating to this culture
[C20: from French Moustérien from archaeological finds of the same period in the cave of Le Moustier, Dordogne, France]

Mous•te•ri•an

or Mous•tie•ri•an

(muˈstɪər i ən)

adj.
of or designating a Middle Paleolithic toolmaking tradition, cl00,000–40,000 b.c., characterized by side scrapers and points and generally ascribed to the Neanderthals.
[1885–90; < French moustiérien (1873) = Le Moustier the type site, a cave in SW France + -ien -ian]

Mousterian

Belonging to a Paleolithic culture associated with Neanderthal man, during which tools made from flaked flint were used.
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Historically speaking, some of the flint tools found in the grotto point to inhabitants from the Middle Palaeolithic age, also known as the Mousterian culture.
The Mousterian culture is associated with which period of human development?
Some archaeological pieces are 3500 BC old while of artifacts of the Mousterian culture is 1400 BC.