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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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The area really is a magical spot and each discovery shows New Stone Age man was a lot cleverer than we first thought," said Roger.
Texas) describes how divination evolved in Chinese society from the New Stone Age in the seventh to second millennia BCE, to the close of the classical period at the founding of the Qin dynasty in 221 BCE.
Archaeologists at work on what may be the second New Stone Age site ever found in North Wales, at Borras
No wonder Hollywood is talking about a new Stone Age.
Excavations at 'Ain Ghazal--a site in present-day Jordan that dates back to Neolithic, or New Stone Age, times--have yielded what investigators say is a "rare symbol of early ceremonial treatment of the dead"--a plastered human skull.
But the discoveries have baffled historians and archaeologists, with some experts raising the possibility the structures could be "long houses" and could date as far back as the New Stone Age, known as the Neolithic Age.
The Neolithic era or New Stone Age, was a period in the development of human technology, begining about 9500 BC in the Middle East that is traditionally considered the last part of the Stone Age.
Others came from Neolithic, or New Stone Age, locations dating to between 10,000 and 8,000 years ago.
Taco Bell's massive distribution helps to drive the promotion and expose the new Stone Age Style to millions of consumers," states Pamela Kaufman, T.
But experts have suggested that the structure's size and the fact it was made from entire trees mean it could be a "long house" - raising the possibility it could date as far back as the New Stone Age (the Neolithic Age) and could pre-date the Pyramids from 3,000-2,000BC.
2700 BC is not Iron Age nor yet is it Bronze Age - it is Neolithic - what used to be called the New Stone Age.