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10th millennium BC

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(Pleistocene, Paleolithic10th millennium BC9th millennium BCother millennia)

Beginning of the Mesolithic, or Epipaleolithic time period, which is the first part of the Holocene epoch.
Bubalus Period in the Sahara

Events

  • Circa 10,000 BC– Europe: Azilian (Painted Pebble Culture) people occupy Spain, France, Switzerland, Belgium, and Scotland.
  • Circa 10,000 BC– Europe: Sami people occupy Scandinavia and intermarry with peoples already living in Norway, Finland, Sweden, and Russia.
  • Circa 10,000 BC– Europe: Magdalenian culture flourishes and creates cave paintings in France
  • Sometime before 9000 BC– First stone structures at Jericho, built during the pre-agricultural Natufian culture period
  • Circa 10,000 BC– Norway: First traces of population in Randaberg
  • Circa 10,000 BC– Egypt: Some people believe that Egypt's Great Sphinx of Giza was built around this time.
  • Circa 10,000 BC– Egypt: Early sickle blades & grinding disappear and are replaced by hunting, fishing and gathering peoples who use stone tools
  • Circa 10,000 BC– Asia: Cave sites near the Caspian Sea are used for human habitation.
  • Circa 10,000 BC– Japan: The Jomon people use pottery, fish, hunt and gather acorns, nuts and edible seeds. There are 10,000 known sites. Pottery would not appear in the Near East until 6500BC.
  • Circa 10,000 BC– Mesopotamia: Three or more linguistic groups, including Sumerian and Semitic peoples share a common political and cultural way of life.
  • Circa 10,000 BC– Armenoid people from the Mediterranean Sea can be found from Hungary to Polynesia.
  • Circa 10,000 BC– Iraq, Turkey, and Syria: People begin to collect wild wheat and barley probably to make malt then beer
  • Circa 10,000 BC– Korea: First pottery appears, probably associated with the beginning of single location agarian life.
  • Circa 10,000 BC– North America: Alabama and Paleoindian hunter-gatherer societies live seminomadically in the countryside.
  • Circa 10,000 BC– North America: Blackwater Draw forms in eastern New Mexico, evidencing human activity
  • Circa 10,000 BC– North America: Folsom people flourish throughout the Southwest
  • Circa 10,000 BC– The dog is domesticated.
  • Circa 9,000 BC– Near East: First stone structures are built at Jericho.

Environmental changes

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