Anatolian Civilizations and Historical Sites
Anatolian Civilizations And Historical Sites The Palaeolithic Age, also known as the Old Stone Age, is the oldest and longest period of humanitys history. Humans in this period first used caves and rock shelters as their dwellings. During this period, when hunting and gathering economiy prevailed, early humans strived to facilitate their lives through the simple tools they made of small stones. This age studied under three development stages as the Lower, Middle and Upper Palaeolithic Age. The oldest settlement in Anatolia dating to this age is Yarimburgaz Cave near Kucukcekmece Lake, starting from the Lower Palaeolithic Age and continuing until the Roman and Byzantine Periods...
Author: Ilhan Aksit
Publisher: Ministry of Culture and Tourism