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Palaeolithic

the period of the emergence of primitive man, from c .600,000 to 14,000 years ago. Stone tools were used, and existence was solely by hunting and gathering, with no cultivation.
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Many temples, old settlements, ancient graveyards and about 30 artificial caves from Paleolithic times have been discovered on the slopes of the mount.
The canoe was shipped from Japan to Taiwan in early May, and on Saturday (May 25), the boat, along with replicas of Paleolithic tools, were on display for the public to see.
Dubai: Archaeologists in Saudi Arabia have uncovered a 100,000-year-old site in the mountain range south of Riyadh dating back to the Paleolithic period.
The Saudi Press Agency report said this was the first time sites from the Paleolithic period were discovered in Al-Kharj province, in addition to sites dating back to the Upper Paleolithic period.
Analyzing 17,000 fish remains dating back to the late Upper Paleolithic, also known as the Stone Age, and discovered at the Ohalo II site on the lake's shores, the researchers identified eight different species, including carp and tilapia.
The Research Institute for Cultural Heritage and Tourism (RICHT) quoted Sirvan Mohammadi-Qasrian, the head of the team that probed the cave, as saying that tools uncovered ranged from the Paleolithic era or Stone Age, which ended 10,000 years ago and stretches back 2.6 million years, up to the Parthian era, which ruled from 247 BCE to 224 CE.
The lead author of the study and a researcher at the University of Barcelona, JoAaAaAeAeAaAaAeA o ZilhAaAaAeAeAaAaAeA o, said in the press release, "technol the Middle Paleolithic in Europe is exclusively associated with the Neanderthals."
The finding proves the teams' belief that artists, and homosapiens in general, in the Upper Paleolithic could migrate over long distances.
The study by Silvia Bello from The Natural History Museum, UK and colleagues suggested that human bones may have been engraved as part of a cannibalistic ritual during the Paleolithic period.
Special mentions went to "The Grand Masters of the Chauvet Cave," produced by Andana Films and directed by Christian Tran, for promoting awareness of Paleolithic cave art; "Chambord: The Castle, the King and the Architect," produced by Stphane Milliere and Gedeon Programmes and directed by Marc Jampolsky, for furthering awareness of architectural history; and "Stone Age Cinema," produced by MC4 Productions and directed by Pascal Cuissot and Marc Azema, for its excellent use of image and imagination in the interpretation of Paleolithic cave art.
"The Untold History of Healing: Plant Lore and Medicinal Magic from the Stone Age to Present" by anthropologist, ethnobotanist and international natural horticulture advocate Wolf Strol takes the reader on a exciting, expansive journey of the history of medicine from the Stone Age to modern times, explaining that Western medicine has its true origins in the healing lore of Paleolithic hunters and gatherers, herding nomads, and the early sedentary farmers rather than in the academic tradition of doctors and pharmacists.