Paleolithic Age


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Noun1.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 BCPaleolithic 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
Stone Age - (archeology) the earliest known period of human culture, characterized by the use of stone implements
Lower Paleolithic - the oldest part of the Paleolithic Age with the emergence of the hand ax; ended about 120,000 years ago
Middle Paleolithic - the time period of Neanderthal man; ended about 35,000 years BC
Upper Paleolithic - the time period during which only modern Homo sapiens was known to have existed; ended about 10,000 years BC
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The same China that is an all-weather friend, throw in the honey on Himalayas on it, and is currently in the process of financing the most stupendous road network seen since the Paleolithic Age, and providing it all the power, making it Pakistan's lifeline coming straight from a superpower.
The exhibition includes the Paleolithic age to the period of antiquity, the civilizations of Arab kingdoms, through the Islamic period until the emergence of the Saudi state with its three phases, to the era of King Abdul Aziz, founder of the modern Saudi state.
ROME, June 1 (KUNA) -- The ancient city of Matera, located in a remote corner of Basilicata region in southern Italy, continues to this day to highlight man's journey toward civilization through its well-preserved prehistoric caves and buildings that date back to the Paleolithic age, known as the Stone Age between 2.
If the presence of a rodent at in the Paleolithic age seems a tad random, that's indicative of script that thaws out plot strands and characters from earlier instalments and forlornly hopes for the best.
If the presence of a rodent at the controls of a flying saucer in the Paleolithic age seems a tad random, that's indicative of a script that thaws out plot strands and characters from earlier instalments and forlornly hopes for the best.
After an introduction to the country's geography, political institutions, economic structure, and cultural characteristics, chapters cover the ancient history of Anatolia and Eastern Thrace, from the Paleolithic age to the Seljuk Turkish victory over Byzantine armies at Manzikert; the Turkish conquest of Anatolia and the imperial rule of the Ottoman sultans; the Young Turk revolution, War of Independence, and early years of the republic; Turkish multi-party democracy up to the military coup of September 12, 1980; the effects of military rule; the Justice and Development Party years; and the Gezi Park protests and Turkish life since then, emphasizing the legacy of Mustafa Kemal Pasha AtatErk, the first president.
In other words, we are chasing the small pockets we can track while the deeper ones are either left to shop freely in luxury malls or are subjected to toe-curlingly awful magazine advertising that belongs to the Neo Paleolithic age.
25 ( ANI ): Researchers studied genomic regions and mitochondrial DNA of individuals from 66 African and Eurasian populations to determine that the first significant expansion of human population happened in Paleolithic age (60,000-80,000 years ago).
It's a European country now," the former Welsh footballer who lives in Los Angeles told the Radio Times, overlooking the small fact that England's been part of Europe since the Paleolithic Age.
However, many prehistorians at the time refused to accept this evidence; they alluded to problems with the stratigraphy that negated the Paleolithic age of the skeletons (Mortillet 1883: 471- 472) or they supposed the sites were the remains of accidents caused by roof collapses, as they assumed at Laugerie-Basse (Massenat, Lalande and Cartailhac, 1872: 1063-1064; Mortillet, 1883: 469-470).
More sporadic human settlement in the region, often in dwellings excavated from its soft limestone, dates back to the Paleolithic age.
Chen Shen and his team discovered several Achechulian lithic artifacts, or stone tools, typically associated with African and European hominids of the Lower Paleolithic age.