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Chapter 6

Chapter 6
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Megalith
memorial consisting of a very large stone forming part of a prehistoric structure (especially in western Europe)
Old stone Age
The period of human prehistory that lasted until about 12,000 years ago, during which stone tools were the most common technology used by humans
Paleolithic Period
the historical period believed to have lasted from 30,000 BC until about 10,000 BC
Post and lintel
a structure consisting of vertical beams (posts) supporting a horizontal beam (lintel)
Woman from Ostrava Petrkovice
Hematite
Czech Republic
c. 23,000 B.C.
Woman from Brassempouy
Ivory
France
c. 22,000 B.C.
Venus from Willendorf or Woman from Willendorf
Limestone
Austria
c. 22,000-21,000 B.C.
Hall of Bulls
Cave Painting
Lascaux Caves
France
c. 15,000-
13,000 B.C.
Chinese Horse
Cave Painting
Lascaux Caves
France
c. 15,000-10,000 B.C.
Bird-Headed Man with Bison
Cave Painting
Lascaux Caves
France
c. 15,000- 13,000 B.C.
Standing Bison
Cave Painting
Altamira Caves
Spain
c. 15,000-10,000 B.C
Bison with Turned Head
Reindeer horn
France
c. 11,000-9,000 B.C
Stonehenge
Salisbury Plain
Wiltshire, England
c. 2,000 B.C