Mesolithic
In archeology, mesolithic (Greek: mesos "middle", lithos "stone") is the culture between paleolithic and neolithic. The term "Epipaleolithic" is often used for areas outside northern Europe but was al...
Mesolithic - Wikipedia
Rebel Paleolithic Artist Breaks The Rules, Draws A Campsite 13,800 Years Ago
ientists have uncovered a rock engraving that may be the earliest known depiction of a human society. The ancient engraving of what appears to be a hunter-gatherer camp dates back about 13,800 years t...
The ancient Jomon of Japan: History and Pictures
The Jomon culture, which encompasses a great expanse of time, constitutes Japan's Neolithic period. Its name is derived from the "cord markings" that characterize the ceramics made during this time. T...
Paleo People Were Making Flour 32,000 Years Ago
Research into an ancient stone found in a cave in Italy shows Paleolithic hunter-gatherers were grinding oats and other grains for flour. It's the earliest evidence yet of food processing in Europe.Oa...
The Ceremonial Sounds That Accompanied Natufian Funerals, 15,000 Years Ago
They decorated graves with flowers, held ceremonial meals before their funerals, and – as a new study from the University of Haifa now shows – the Natufians who lived in our region 15,000 – 11,500 yea...
Researchers discover a 10,000 year old sunken monolith from an unknown civilization in the mediterranean: Atlantean Remains?
Atlantean remains? Researchers have discovered a colossal 10,000 year old monolith in the Mediterranean. A giant monolith with three mysterious “drill holes” was found at the bottom of the Mediterrane...
400,000-Year-Old Dental Tartar Provides Earliest Evidence Of Manmade Pollution
Most dentists recommend a proper teeth cleaning every six months to prevent, among other things, the implacable buildup of calculus or tartar -- hardened dental plaque. Routine calculus buildup can on...
DNA discovery: British people ate imported wheat 8,000 years ago
DNA evidence suggests the hunter-gatherers of Britain were importing wheat from their agrarian neighbors on mainland Europe as much as 8,000 years ago.
Natufian culture
The Natufian culture /nəˈtjuːfiən/ was an Epipaleolithic culture that existed from 13,000 to 11,000 B.C. in the Levant, a region in the Eastern Mediterranean. It was unusual in that it was sedentary, ...
Natufian culture - Wikipedia
Jōmon period
The Jōmon period (縄文時代, Jōmon jidai) is the time in Prehistoric Japan from about 12,000 BC and in some cases cited as early as 14,500 BC to about 300 BC, when Japan was inhabited by a hunter-g...
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Capsian culture
The Capsian culture (named after the town of Gafsa in Tunisia) was a Mesolithic culture of the Maghreb, which lasted from about 10,000 to 6,000 BCE. It was concentrated mainly in modern Tunisia, and...
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Lepenski Vir
Lepenski Vir (Лепенски Вир, Lepen Whirl) is an important Mesolithic archaeological site located in Serbia in central Balkan peninsula The latest radiocarbon and AMS data suggests that the chronology o...
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Mesolithic Europe
In archeology, mesolithic (Greek: mesos "middle", lithos "stone") is the culture between paleolithic and neolithic. The term "Epipaleolithic" is often used for areas outside northern Europe but was al...
Mesolithic Europe - Wikipedia
Japanese paleolithic hoax
The Japanese Paleolithic hoax (旧石器捏造事件, Kyū Sekki Netsuzō Jiken) consisted of a number of lower and middle paleolithic finds in Japan discovered by amateur archaeologist Fujimura Shinichi, whi...
Japanese paleolithic hoax - Wikipedia
Nøstvet and Lihult cultures
The Nøstvet culture (ca 6200 BC-3200 BC) and the Lihult culture are two very similar Mesolithic cultures in Scandinavian prehistory derived from the earlier Fosna-Hensbacka cultures. They are so varie...
Rebel Paleolithic Artist Breaks The Rules, Draws A Campsite 13,800 Years Ago
ientists have uncovered a rock engraving that may be the earliest known depiction of a human society. The ancient engraving of what appears to be a hunter-gatherer camp dates back about 13,800 years t...
The ancient Jomon of Japan: History and Pictures
The Jomon culture, which encompasses a great expanse of time, constitutes Japan's Neolithic period. Its name is derived from the "cord markings" that characterize the ceramics made during this time. T...
Star Carr
Star Carr is a Mesolithic archaeological site in North Yorkshire, England. It is around five miles (8.0 km) south of Scarborough.It is generally regarded as the most important and informative Mes...
Star Carr - Wikipedia
The Ceremonial Sounds That Accompanied Natufian Funerals, 15,000 Years Ago
They decorated graves with flowers, held ceremonial meals before their funerals, and – as a new study from the University of Haifa now shows – the Natufians who lived in our region 15,000 – 11,500 yea...
Researchers discover a 10,000 year old sunken monolith from an unknown civilization in the mediterranean: Atlantean Remains?
Atlantean remains? Researchers have discovered a colossal 10,000 year old monolith in the Mediterranean. A giant monolith with three mysterious “drill holes” was found at the bottom of the Mediterrane...
Las Vegas culture (archaeology)
The Las Vegas culture was a complex of late-Pleistocene and Holocene settlements along the coast of present day Ecuador, which emerged between 8000 BCE and 4600 BCE (10,000 to 6,600 BP). The Las Vegas...
Asturian culture
The Asturian culture is a mesolithic archaeological culture actually identified by a single fossil: the Asturian pick-axe, and found only in coastal locations of Iberia, especially in Eastern Asturias...
Laacher See
Laacher See ([ˈlaːxɐ ˈzeː]) or Laach Lake (in English) is a volcanic caldera lake with a diameter of 2 km (1.2 mi) in Rhineland-Palatinate, Germany, about 24 km (15 mi) northwest o...
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Nevado de Toluca
Nevado de Toluca (:  ne'βado de to'luka ) is a large stratovolcano in central Mexico, located about 80 kilometres (50 mi) west of Mexico City near the city of Toluca. It is generally ci...
Nevado de Toluca - Wikipedia
Epipaleolithic
"Epipaleolithic" is a term used for the "final Upper Palaeolithic industries occurring at the end of the final glaciation which appear to merge technologically into the Mesolithic". The period is gene...
Epipaleolithic - Wikipedia
Shigir Idol
The Shigir Idol (Russian: Шигирский идол), is the most ancient wooden sculpture in the world, made during the Mesolithic period, around 7,500 BCE.It is displayed in the "Historic Exhibition" Museu...
Shigir Idol - Wikipedia
Cuevas de la Araña en Bicorp
The Cuevas de la Araña (known in English as the Araña Caves or the Spider Caves) are a group of caves in the municipality of Bicorp in Valencia, eastern Spain. The caves are in the valley of the river...