Details for the PALAEOLITHIC period

Date range: 500000 BC to 10001 BC

Notes:

Generally split into Lower, Middle and Upper, which we will translate into Early, Middle and Late.

Lower (Early), -500,000 to -150,001

Middle, -150,001 to -40,001

Upper (Late), - 40,000 to -10,001

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Record: SUR-6739DD
Object type: FLAKE
Broadperiod: PALAEOLITHIC
Description: A worked flake of dark brown to black flin…
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Record: DOR-EEF918
Object type: HANDAXE
Broadperiod: PALAEOLITHIC
Description: A crude, unifacially worked probable handa…
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Record: NMS-F376C5
Object type: CORE
Broadperiod: PALAEOLITHIC
Description: Rolled core with only a few hard hammer fl…
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Record: NMS-F31B86
Object type: HANDAXE
Broadperiod: PALAEOLITHIC
Description: Pointed handaxe of Wymer's type D (1999) i…
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