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Neolithic age

The Neolithic or New Stone Age (period in time varies per geographical area)

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Connected Sites

  • Aggtelek and Slovak Karst: Baradla-Domica Cave
  • Air and Téneré: Palaeolithic and Neolithic archaeological sites are found at many locations in the reserve, as are rock engraving sites. (unesco website)
  • Al Ain: "mobile hunter-gatherer groups of the Neolithic period (6th millennium to 4th millennium BC in Al Ain) with remains discovered alongside the eastern ridge of Jebel Hafit" (AB ev)
  • Al-Ahsa Oasis: The earliest occupation of Al-Ahsa is in the location of the present Al-Hofuf, where remains from pre-ceramic Neolithic culture (before 6000 BCE) have been found. (AB ev)
  • Atapuerca: "The Galer?a del Silex contains abundant evidence of human occupation during the Neolithic and Bronze Age. More fifty painted and engraved panels have been recorded, with geometrical motifs, hunting scenes, and anthropomorphic and zoomorphic figures." (AB)
  • Ban Chiang
  • Banc d'Arguin: Neolithic archaeological sites and vestiges of the Almoravid civilization are found on some of the islands. (EOEarth)
  • Brú na Bóinne
  • Byblos
  • Choirokoitia
  • Cilento and Vallo di Diano: Capo Grosso
  • Fossil Hominid Sites: Numerous sites spanning the Earlier Stone Age to Later Stone Age (nom file)
  • Göbekli Tepe: First phase, belonging to the Pre-Pottery Neolithic A (PPNA). Second phase, belonging to the Pre-Pottery Neolithic B (PPNB).
  • Hal Saflieni Hypogeum
  • High Coast / Kvarken Archipelago: Remains were found
  • Kazan Kremlin Link
  • Komodo National Park: neolithic graves, artefacts and megaliths
  • Lavaux, Vineyard Terraces: Alignement de Lutry
  • Lenggong Valley: Bukit Gua Harimau
  • Lopé-Okanda
  • Lushan National Park: "Archaeological sites include the large Neolithic village of Tingzi Dun (4th millennium BC), the farming, hunting and fishing settlement of the Shang and Zhou dynasties of Fanzhou Yan (1600-1000 BC), the residences of Tao Yuan-Ming, who moved several times during his lifetime (365-427), and the battlefield of Boyang Lake (Three Kingdoms Period, 220-65)." - Nomination File
  • Matera: Traces history bak to Neolithic Age, famous for "Matera ware" pottery  Link
  • Megalithic Temples of Malta
  • Mount Carmel Caves
  • Mount Taishan: "By Neolithic times, 5,000-6,000 years ago, it had become a significant cultural centre with two cultures flourishing, the Dawenkou to the north and the Longshan to the south of the mountain." (AB evaluation)
  • Mycenae and Tiryns: The site of Mycenae is known from excavations to have been occupied from the Neolithic period (c . 4000 BC). (AB)
  • Neolithic Flint Mines at Spiennes
  • Neolithic Orkney
  • Nisa: New Nisa - Neu-Nisa war der erste Ort, an dem die neolithische Dschejtun-Kultur nachgewiesen wurde. (Wiki)
  • Ohrid Region Link
  • Petra: Remains of the Neolithic settlement at Beidha
  • Prehistoric Pile Dwellings
  • Pyrénées - Mont Perdu: Mont Perdu - several sites including the Dolmen from Tella
  • Rapa Nui: "Rapa Nui was settled around AD 300 by Polynesians, probably from the Marquesas, who brought with them a wholly Stone Age society" (AB)
  • Rock Drawings in Valcamonica
  • Sangiran Early Man Site: Some Neolithic remains have been found but the main period of interest regarding the human remains was much earlier
  • Sarazm
  • Southern Öland: "Passage graves on V?stra Landborgen provide evidence for permanent settlement in the Neolithic period."
  • St. Kilda: "Recently, the first direct evidence of earlier Neolithic settlement emerged?shards of pottery of the Hebridean ware style, found to the east of the village."
  • Stonehenge
  • Tadrart Acacus
  • Tassili n'Ajjer
  • Taxila: tumulus of Saraikala
  • Vegaøyan: "The abundance of resources led to great activity throughout the Mesolithic and Neolithic. So far, Stone Age finds have been recorded at 108 locations on Vega, the majority being habitation sites." (nomination dossier)
  • Vredefort Dome
  • W-Arly-Pendjari Complex: "The site reflects the interaction between natural resources and humans since Neolithic times." (AB ev)
  • Wachau Cultural Landscape: The region of Krems and Melk was densely settled as early as the Neolithic period (4500-1800 BCE) (AB ev), Venus of Willendorf and many other remains
  • Wadi Rum: Several sites, including Neolithic village of Abu Nakheileh, agricultural settlement of Udayb er-Rih
  • Wrangel Island: Chertov Ovrag site
  • Çatalhöyük

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