Tardenoisian

Tardenoisian

Tardenoisian: see Mesolithic period.
The Tardenoisian is an archaeological culture of the Epipaleolithic period from north-western France and Belgium. Similar cultures are known further east in central Europe (late Mesolithic) and west across Spain.

Characteristic artefacts include trapezoid, chisel-ended arrowheads and small flint blades made by the pressure-technique.

The Tardenoisian is contemporaneous with the Sauveterrian and lasted from about 6500 BC until the Neolithic.

Notes

Search another word or see Tardenoisianon Dictionary | Thesaurus |Spanish
Copyright © 2014 Dictionary.com, LLC. All rights reserved.
  • Please Login or Sign Up to use the Recent Searches feature
FAVORITES
RECENT

;