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9th millennium BC

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(10th millennium BC9th millennium BC8th millennium BCother millennia)

Beginning of the Neolithic time period of the Holocene epoch.


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Events

Environmental changes

  • Circa 8000 BC– World - Rising Sea
  • Circa 8000 BC– World - Cometary showers coincide with a close passage of Venus
  • Circa 8000 BC– Antarctica - long-term melting of the Antarctic ice sheets is commencing
  • Circa 8000 BC– Asia - rising sea levels caused by postglacial warming
  • Circa 8000 BC– World - Obliteration of more than 40 million animals about this time
  • Circa 8000 BC– North America - The glaciers were receding and by 8,000 B.C. the Wisconsin had withdrawn completely.
  • Circa 8000 BC– World - Inland flooding due to catastrophic glacier melt takes place in several regions
  • Circa 8000 BC– Atlantis - existed before this time, according to Plato

Inventions and discoveries

  • Circa 8000 BC– Mesopotamia - Agriculture in Mesopotamia
  • Circa 8000 BC– Asia - Domestication of the pig in China and Turkey
  • Circa 8000 BC– Middle East - Domestication of sheep and goats
  • Circa 8000 BC– Asia - Evidence of domestication of dogs from wolves
  • Circa 8000 BC– World - Alleged transatlantic trade in tobacco between Africa and South America
  • Circa 8000 BC– Middle East - Ancient flint tools from north and central Arabia belong to hunter-gatherer societies
  • Circa 8000 BC– Middle East - Clay vessels and modeled human and animal terracotta figurines are produced at Ganj Dareh in western Iran
  • Circa 8000 BC– Exchange of goods, a three-dimensional combination of an accounting/inventory system and medium of exchange
  • Circa 8000 BC– Exchange of goods may represent the earliest pseudo-writing technology

Cultural landmarks

es:IX milenio adC fr:IXe millnaire av. J.-C. it:IX millennio AC nl:9e millennium v. Chr. pl:IX tysiąclecie p.n.e. pt:Nono milnio a.C. ru:9 тысячелетие до н.э. ur:8000مقم

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