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List of articles about Prehistory

Heated stone tools and weapons from prehistoric period. Source PLOS ONE

Stone processing with heating technique in prehistoric period

During the recently research about producing tools and weapons in the Upper Paleolithic and Middle stone age  scientist concluded that prehistoric humans around 65.000...
Example of hunting in Old stone age

Prehistoric cultures in American continent

It is known that major migrations of prehistoric humans across Beringia may have begun around 12.000 years ago. That is why the earliest Native...
Spreading prehistoric humans. Map: https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Spreading_homo_sapiens_la.svg

Natural environment and human experience in prehistoric America

The presence of human beings in America begins almost 25.000 years ago. It was time when human beings lived in small, tribal groups called...
Dogu figurine from Jomon period - Tokyo National Museum

Jomon culture (Prehistoric Japan)

Humans had lived in Japan from about 30,000 B.C. Japan was not always an island. During the Ice Ages, it was connected to the...
Examples of cranial trauma identified in the mass grave.

Mass grave from neolithic period near province Hessen (Germany) reveals collective violence

Conflict and warfare are central but also disputed themes in discussions about the European Neolithic. Although a few recent population studies provide broad overviews,...
Flora and fauna in Quaternary period

Natural conditions during the period of human appearance

In order to understand fully the physical world that humanity has inherited, we need to go back 70 million years of the Cenozoic era....
Theory of evolution

Theories about the origin and evolution of Humans

When it comes to the origin and development of man, there are two opposite opinions. One opinion is scientific and other is religious. Science...
Skull of Homo habilis

Brain size of the prehistoric humans

Intelligence is very roughly correlatable with brain size. As humans evolved, brain size increased dramatically. The shape of the homind skull changes dramatically as...
Example of living in Old stone age

Paleolithic – Old stone age

Palaeolithic, paleolithic (Greek: palaios-old and lithos-stone) or Old Stone Age   was period that fully coincide with Pleistocene Epoch. For this period were related first...
Example of living in Old Stone Age

Social relations in the Paleolithic period

The knowledge of the Palaeolithic social organization, especially Upper and Middle Palaeolithic are very scarce, and superficial. That is why stages, in which different...
Paleolithic living scene

Language and Spiritual culture in Old stone age

A development of the human spirit, especially in the Middle Paleolithic, contributed to the emergence of speech and language, art, religion and technical skill....
Reconstruction of shelter in Middle Stone age. Image source: www.pjmj.nl/archeon/prehistorie/jager/

Mesolithic – Middle Stone Age

The first phase of the Holocene epoch coincides with the culture of the Mesolithic or Middle Stone Age. Mesolithic is a transitional phase from...

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