A microlith is a small stone tool usually made of flint or chert and typically a centimetre or so in length and half a centimetre wide. They were made by humans from around 35,000 to 3,000 years ago, across Europe, Africa, Asia and Australia. The microliths were used in spear ...
Population increase and environmental deterioration correspond with microlithic innovations in South Asia ca. 35,000 years ago.
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Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America, ISSN: 1091-6490, Vol: 106, Issue: 30, Page: 12261-6
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