Neolithic Age


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Neolithic Age

the stage of human biological and cultural evolution characterized by the development of agriculture, domestication of animals and new kinds of stone tools. Literally it means ‘new stone age’ and is regarded as being the first great cultural revolution in human development following the PALAEOLITHIC AGE.
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However, the Bible provides additional information which implies that the first biblical family, as described in the narrative, must have lived even later than the Neolithic age.
Struga is an old settlement dating back to the Neolithic Age. During the period of Antiquity, Struga profited a great deal because it was on the Via Egnatia road, connecting the Eastern and the Western Roman Empires.
Archaeologists told yesterday how burrowing bunnies unearthed arrow heads, flint tools and hide scrapers dating back to the neolithic age. w w It led to the discovery of a neolithic - or stone age - cemetery, bronze age burial mounds and an iron age hill fort w C l fort within 200 yards of the Cornwall landmark.
Similarly, ensconced within a protective glass case is a vase from the Neolithic Age (5000-3000BC) on which Weiwei has inscribed the Coca-Cola logo.
With a history of human use of over 7,000 years, going back to the Neolithic age, garlic is perhaps the oldest and historically the premier healing plant in human history.
The authors through their findings have concluded that the first significant expansion dated back to the Paleolithic rather than Neolithic age.
"There are nine and sixty ways of constructing tribal lays, and every single one of them is right!" (In the Neolithic Age by Rudyard Kipling).
It is known that these haplogroups originated in the Middle East and until the latest research in Huddersfield it was thought that they migrated to Europe in the Neolithic age, approximately 9,000 years ago.
Such elements present in legends and beliefs as the birth of fire, melting the mountains and ploughing fields and domesticating animals represent the discovery of fire by man during the Ice Age, the transition into the Chalcolithic Age and the entry into the Neolithic Age respectively.
It is also dotted with sites dating from the Neolithic Age, through Biblical times to the Crusades.
The earliest settlements here can be dated as far back as the Neolithic age, about 4,500 BC.
(3) Between 1972 and 1976, the Nationality University of China discovered several archeological sites of Neolithic Age in Trinkhor (Sprin 'khor), Jomo (Jo mo), Choklamar (Lcogs la dmar), Hungkon (Hung kon) and other parts of Nyingtri.