Palaeolithic

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Palaeolithic

the period of the emergence of primitive man and the manufacture of unpolished chipped stone tools, about 2.5 million to 3 million years ago until about 12 000 bc
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The East Asian Middle Paleolithic reexamined, in M.
Middle Paleolithic sites also show unequivocal evidence that pigments were applied to objects.
No Middle Paleolithic burials in Europe and only a few in Asia, however, provide evidence of ocher.
Transitions before the transition: evolution and stability in the Middle Paleolithic and Middle Stone Age: 13-28.
Lithic use-wear evidence for hunting in the Levantine Middle Paleolithic.
It has been unclear whether these late Middle Paleolithic Iberian assemblages were made by Neanderthals, and what the nature of those humans might have been.
Kabazi V: faunal exploitation at a Middle Paleolithic rockshelter in Western Crimea, in V.
The evidence for a high incidence of meat-eating among Neanderthals, however, may be at least partly an artefact of preservation; faunal remains are much more common than floral remains at Middle Paleolithic sites.
Landscapes, activity, and the Acheulean to Middle Paleolithic transition in the Kaladgi Basin, India.
Extensive Middle Paleolithic chert extraction in the Qena area (Egypt), in R.
Last year, OSL datings of sedimentary samples confirmed the existence of several Middle Paleolithic periods dating from between 50,000 and 29,000 BC.
Anticipated changes in Chinese Middle Paleolithic stone tool assemblages.