The Paleolithic is the archaeological period before c.10,000 years ago, characterized by the earliest known stone tool manufacture.
Mark Roberts discusses why was Europe colonised by hominids half a million years ago. Published in the Journal of British Archaeology in 1996.
Article on the figurines and sculptures of prehistoric Europe during the Upper Palaeolithic prehistory era.
Larry Barham reports in British Archaeology that evidence of modern human behaviour 200,000 years old may have been found in Africa.
A description of climatic conditions during the Paleolithic.
A guide to the climatic changes that occurred during the Paleolithic.
An article by Andrew Chamberlain from British Archaeology discussing Paleolithic mortuary practices in Great Britain.
Shannon McPherron (University of North Carolina, Greensboro) and Harold Dibble (University of Pennsylvania) report on research at several sites in Europe and Abydos in Egypt.
A image gallery of megafauna on display at the Russian Paleontological Institute.
Summary of the style-versus-function debate regarding Paleolithic stone tools. Includes references.
An article that argues that Paleolithic cave art is a depiction of human and animal relationships in prehistory.
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