is an archaeological culture
of the Epipaleolithic
period from north-western France
. Similar cultures are known further east in central Europe
) 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.