Old Stone Age


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Old Stone Age

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Old Stone Age

n
(Archaeology) (not now in technical usage) another term for Palaeolithic
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Old′ Stone′ Age`


n.
the Paleolithic period.
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Old Stone Age

The Paleolithic period.
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It has thus one of the oldest sociopolitical backgrounds going back to the Old Stone Age an age whose existence has been estimated to the fabulous period of two million years from now.
On the basis of excavations, the archaeologists observed that Tulu speaking area was inhabited by the people of old stone age (about 25000 B.C.).
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Prof Emmanuel Anati, director of the Camunian Centre for Prehistoric Studies at Capo di Ponte village argues that the first direct evidence of human presence here comes from the Palaeolithic period ( old stone age) rock drawings.
But recent analysis of the flints revealed they were in fact from the end of the Upper Palaeolithic - Old Stone Age - period, 14,000 years ago.
Their work pushes the history of the UAE'S people back by more than 75,000 years, to the Palaeolithic (Old Stone Age) period.
This volume chronicles the development of musical instruments and their creation and use from the Old Stone Age to the present.
These phases are known as Paleolithic (Old Stone Age), Mesolithic (Middle Stone Age), and Neolithic (New Stone Age).
The Paleolithic period (Old Stone Age), the earliest stretch of human history 2 million years ago, saw the development of the human species.