upper paleolithic

  • 1 Upper Paleolithic — The Upper Paleolithic (or Upper Palaeolithic) is the third and last subdivision of the Paleolithic or Old Stone Age as it is understood in Europe, Africa and Asia. Very broadly it dates to between 40,000 and 10,000 years ago, roughly coinciding… …

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  • 2 Upper Paleolithic — noun the time period during which only modern Homo sapiens was known to have existed; ended about 10,000 years BC • Instance Hypernyms: ↑time period, ↑period of time, ↑period • Part Holonyms: ↑Paleolithic Age, ↑Paleolithic, ↑Palaeolithic …

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  • 3 Upper Paleolithic. — See under Paleolithic. * * * …

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  • 4 Upper Paleolithic — Up′per Paleolith′ic n. pan See under Paleolithic …

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  • 5 Upper Paleolithic. — See under Paleolithic …

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  • 6 upper — [up′ər] adj. [ME, compar. of up,UP1] 1. in a place or on a level above another [upper lip, upper jaw, upper floor] 2. higher in rank, authority, or dignity [the upper classes] 3. being farther north, farther inland, or at a higher elevation of… …

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

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  • 8 Paleolithic religion — The origin and early development of religion falls into the Paleolithic. Religious behaviour had certainly emerged by the Upper Paleolithic, before 30,000 years ago at the latest, [ Andre Leroi Gourhan and Annette Michelson, The Religion of the… …

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  • 9 Paleolithic diet — This article is about a modern nutritional approach. For information on the dietary practices of Paleolithic humans, see Paleolithic#Diet and nutrition. Paleolithic style dish: seafood stew The modern dietary regimen known as the Paleolithic diet …

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  • 10 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… …

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  • 11 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… …

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  • 12 Paleolithic Continuity Theory — The Paleolithic Continuity Theory (or PCT,Italian La teoria della continuità ) is a hypothesis suggesting that the hypothetical Proto Indo European language can be traced back to the Paleolithic era,tens of millennia earlier than the Chalcolithic …

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  • 13 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 •… …

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  • 14 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 …

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  • 15 Paleolithic — /pay lee euh lith ik/ or, esp. Brit., /pal ee /, adj. (sometimes l.c.) Anthropol. of, pertaining to, or characteristic of the cultures of the late Pliocene and the Pleistocene epochs, or early phase of the Stone Age, which appeared first in… …

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  • 16 Paleolithic — Pa•le•o•lith•ic [[t]ˌpeɪ li əˈlɪθ ɪk[/t]] esp. brit. [[t]ˌpæl i [/t]] adj. ara (sometimes l.c.) of, designating, or characteristic of the early phase of the Stone Age: usu. divided into three periods (Lower Paleolithic c2,000,000–c200,000… …

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  • 17 upper — I. adjective Etymology: Middle English, comparative of 2up Date: 14th century 1. a. higher in physical position, rank, or order < the upper lip > < upper management > b. farther inland < the upper Mississippi > …

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  • 18 Upper Palaeolithic — /ʌpə pæliəˈlɪθɪk/ (say upuh paleeuh lithik) noun 1. the latest of the three Palaeolithic periods lasting from c. 40 000 BC to about c. 12 000 BC in Europe. –adjective 2. of or relating to this period. Also, Upper Paleolithic …

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  • 19 Paleolithic — [pā΄lē ə lith′ik] adj. [ PALEO + LITHIC] [sometimes p ] designating or of an Old World cultural period ( c. 2 million c. 10,000 B.C. ) before the Mesolithic, characterized by the use of flint, stone, and bone tools, hunting, fishing, and the… …

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  • 20 Middle Paleolithic — Bifacial points, engraved ochre and bone tools from the c. 75 80,000 year old M1 M2 phases at Blombos cave. The Paleolithic This box …

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