Solutré-Pouilly(sôlütrā`-po͞oyē`), village (1993 est. pop. 350), Saône-et-Loire dept., E central France, in Burgundy. It is known for its white wines. It is the site of a rock shelter and burial place of prehistoric man (discovered 1867) and gives its name to the Solutrean phase of the Paleolithic periodPaleolithic period
or Old Stone Age,
the earliest period of human development and the longest phase of mankind's history. It is approximately coextensive with the Pleistocene geologic epoch, beginning about 2 million years ago and ending in various places between
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