Drawings of Middle Palaeolithic Tools: Points & Scrapers

Illustration

Emma Groeneveld
by Adrien de Mortillet and Gabriel de Mortillet (via Wellcome Images)
published on 19 December 2016

Drawings of stone tools belonging to the Middle Palaeolithic (sometimes called 'Mousterian') industries, found from Europe and the Near East to Africa between approximately 250,000 and 30,000 years ago. It is associated with archaic homo sapiens, Neanderthals, and anatomically modern humans. Depicted here are points and scrapers.

Remove Ads

Advertisement

Remove Ads

Advertisement