Lower Paleolithic

Lower Paleolithic
/loh"euhr/.
See under Paleolithic.

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  • Lower Paleolithic — noun the oldest part of the Paleolithic Age with the emergence of the hand ax; ended about 120,000 years ago • Instance Hypernyms: ↑time period, ↑period of time, ↑period • Part Holonyms: ↑Paleolithic Age, ↑Paleolithic, ↑Palaeolithic * * * …   Useful english dictionary

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  • Paleolithic — The Paleolithic This box: view · talk · edit ↑ before Homo (Plioc …   Wikipedia

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  • Paleolithic Period — or Old Stone Age Ancient technological or cultural stage characterized by the use of rudimentary chipped stone tools. During the Lower Paleolithic (с 2,500,000–200,000 years ago), simple pebble tools and crude stone choppers were made by the… …   Universalium

  • Paleolithic Europe — Homo erectus and Neanderthals settled in Paleolithic Europe long before the emergence of modern humans, Homo sapiens . The bones of the earliest Europeans are found in Dmanisi, Georgia, dated at 1.8 million years before the present. West Europe… …   Wikipedia

  • Paleolithic — noun second part of the Stone Age beginning about 750,00 to 500,000 years BC and lasting until the end of the last ice age about 8,500 years BC • Syn: ↑Paleolithic Age, ↑Palaeolithic • Instance Hypernyms: ↑time period, ↑period of time, ↑period •… …   Useful english dictionary

  • Paleolithic Age — noun second part of the Stone Age beginning about 750,00 to 500,000 years BC and lasting until the end of the last ice age about 8,500 years BC • Syn: ↑Paleolithic, ↑Palaeolithic • Instance Hypernyms: ↑time period, ↑period of time, ↑period • Part …   Useful english dictionary

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