How Can Someone Identify Stone Tools and Weapons?


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There are many different types of fake primitive stone tools and weapons available on the market today so true identification requires a scholar or stone trading professional. Contact a reputable, full-time professional stone tools and weapons company that can provide their customers with unconditional guarantees of authenticity as well as advice on other stone specimens from other sellers.

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Scientists have said that the beginning of the genus Homo (the human species) was approximately 2 million years ago. This is the earliest known record of humans and during this period the first stone tools were developed.

There are four different periods of homo genus species that developed and used stone tools and weapons. These four homogenuses are: Oldowan from 2 million to 1.5 million years ago; Acheulian from 1.5 million to 150,000 years ago; Mousterian/Middle Age Stone/Middle Paleolithic from 200,000 to 30,000 years ago; and Late Stone Age/Upper Paleolithic from 30,000 to 10,000 years ago.

Stone tools and weapons are one of the most important artifacts of the first humans as they provide clues as to the behavior and lifestyle of those first humans from thousands and millions of years ago.

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