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Neolithic

  1. the period of the new Stone Age which began approximately 10,000 years ago in the Middle East but not until c. 5,500 years ago in Britain where it lasted until c. 4,500 years ago. The period marks the beginning of plant cultivation and domestication of animals by humans.
  2. relating to this period.
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Between 1977 and 1979, an extensive archaeological survey and excavation was undertaken at Karuo (mkhar ro) in Chamdo that belonged to the Neolithic Age.
The vessels of the Neolithic age were molded from different clay coils by connecting them in two ways, called U-type and N-type.
Photographs by Lola Alvarez Bravo Mar 11 - Apr 10 The Neolithic Age ca.
A voiceover, later shown to be by an elder telling a group of children the story of the tribe, introduces the Baka, who are effectively living in the Neolithic Age.
In this edition, he travels from New York to Egypt in search of evidence of writing, medicine and architecture from the Neolithic Age, 8000 to 3000 BC.
At the National Gallery of Canada in Ottawa from October 4 to January 5, 2003, an exhibition titled Jade, the Ultimate Treasure of Ancient China will showcase 120 historical Chinese jade carvings from the Neolithic Age to the Qing Dynasty.
In Rudyard Kipling's poem "In the Neolithic Age," a line reads "There are nine and sixty ways of constructing tribal lays, and every single one of them is right
This Latest in the scholarly publications on the archaeology of England from English Heritage focuses on the thousands of monuments, from the Neolithic age to the 20th century, identified on those parts of Salisbury Plain reserved for military training purposes.
Several sites in the basins of the lower Vychegda and Izhma Rivers were joined into 3 cultural groups and dated to the early Neolithic Age based on the character of stone implements and ceramics.
In 14 long essays written by as many scholars, it reviews and explores the history and civilization of China from the Neolithic Age to the founding of the Chinese Empire in 221 B.
Copper is a versatile metal which helped mankind to emerge from the neolithic age, yet still plays a key role in modern life.
The Neolithic Age is said to have stretched from 6500 BC to 1400 BC, and the discovered sites will fill certain gaps in the documented history of Kashmir.