Paleolithic technology

Main

Anatomical modernity

200000 BCE

Earliest potential evidence of grinding starch

108000 BCE

Mercader

Earliest POTENTIAL arrow-heads

64000 BCE

Better evidence of grinding stones starts to appear

26000 BCE

First evidence of sedentism

25000 BCE

First atlatls

24000 BCE - 20000 BCE

21,000 to 17,000 years ago

First pottery

18000 BCE

Regular arrow heads show up in record

16000 BCE

Earliest evidence horticulture

11000 BCE

Eras

Lower Paleolithic

2600000 BCE - 300000 BCE

Middle Paleolithic

300000 BCE - 30000 BCE

300–30

Upper Paleolithic

50000 BCE - 10000 BCE

50–10 ka

Mesolithic

20000 BCE - 500 BCE

Neolithic

10200 BCE - 2000 BCE