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The Neolithic period in Europe is characterized by the development of farming and the domestication of animals such as cattle, sheep, and goats. This allowed people to settle in one place and build permanent dwellings. As a result, villages and towns began to emerge, and the population grew.
The Neolithic period in Europe is also notable for the development of new technologies, such as pottery, weaving, and the production of polished stone tools. These innovations enabled people to produce more goods and trade with neighboring communities.
Overall, the Neolithic period in Europe marked a significant shift in human history, as people began to rely more on agriculture and settle in one place, laying the foundations for the development of civilization as we know it today.
Established during the neolithic period. One of the largest archaeological sites on Crete, is Knossos. What some say is also called Europe’s oldest city.
Circular enclosures from the neolithic age are found in central Europe
Franchthi Cave was used for around 35,000 years, and is one of the thoroughly studied sites from southeast Europe.
Found in Europe and Asia, the woolly rhino is paying homage to greek and Europeon tradition as ceolodonta antiquitatis or “hollow-tooth of antiquity”
No wonder everyone wanted a woolly mammoth
Because of the giant whirlpool in front of it, Lepenski Vir is cyrillic for ‘Lepena Whirlpool’ or Лепенски Вир
Crete is roughly the shape of Long Island; lies half way between Peloponnes and north Africa; and, with steep mountains, became popular in Neolithic times
Beginning with the spread of farming, neolithic Greece started around 9000 to 8500 years ago.
Michelsberg culture (4400 to 3500bc) is characterized by undecorated pointy based tulip beakers.
Gavrinis contains the Gavrinis tomb, a megalith comparable to some in Breton, Ireland and Orkney.
The neolithic flint mines at Spiennes Mons is one of the most culturally significant centres of world heritage
Across many past and current cultures, caribou, reindeer or rangifer tarandus are mythical creature
Varna Necropolis has the oldest gold treasures and jewelry in the world dating from 4200 to 4600bc
Hisarlik is Turkish for ‘place of fortresses’, and to many the site of ancient Troy
Cave bear are ursus spelaeus. 40-24,000 years ago. They were displaced, similar to modern pests.
Megaloceros giganteus had 88lb antlers. They are known as irish elk, or in greek: μεγαλος megalos “great” κερας keras “horn, antler”
The neolithic age came rather late to different regions of earth. Especially in the north.
Font-de-Gaume is a well known cave in south west France
Cap Blanc rock shelter is a limestone rock shelter with sculptures, and magdalenian women. It is in the west of France.