The Neolithic or New Stone Age (period in time varies per geographical area)
World Heritage Sites connected to 'Neolithic age':
"W" National Park of Niger "The site reflects the interaction between natural resources and humans since Neolithic times." (AB ev)Air and Ténéré Palaeolithic and Neolithic archaeological sites are found at many locations in the reserve, as are rock engraving sites. (unesco website)Al Ain "mobile hunter-gatherer groups of the Neolithic period (6th millennium to 4th millennium BC in Al Ain) with remains discovered alongside the eastern ridge of Jebel Hafit" (AB ev)Archaeological Sites of Mycenae and Tiryns The site of Mycenae is known from excavations to have been occupied from the Neolithic period (c . 4000 BC). (AB)Atapuerca "The Galer?a del Silex contains abundant evidence of human
occupation during the Neolithic and Bronze Age. More fifty
painted and engraved panels have been recorded, with
geometrical motifs, hunting scenes, and anthropomorphic
and zoomorphic figures." (AB)Ban Chiang Bend of the Boyne Byblos Çatalhöyük Caves of the Aggtelek and Slovak Karst Baradla-Domica Cave Choirokoitia Cilento and Vallo di Diano Capo GrossoHal Saflieni Hypogeum High Coast / Kvarken Archipelago Remains were foundKazan Kremlin ; linkKomodo National Park neolithic graves, artefacts and megalithsLavaux, Vineyard Terraces Alignement de LutryLenggong Valley Bukit Gua HarimauLopé-Okanda Lushan National Park "Archaeological sites include the large Neolithic village of Tingzi Dun (4th millennium BC), the farming, hunting and fishing settlement of the Shang and Zhou dynasties of Fanzhou Yan (1600-1000 BC), the residences of Tao Yuan-Ming, who moved several times during his lifetime (365-427), and the battlefield of Boyang Lake (Three Kingdoms Period, 220-65)." - Nomination FileMatera Traces history bak to Neolithic Age, famous for "Matera ware" pottery ; linkMegalithic Temples of Malta Mount Carmel Caves Mount Taishan "By Neolithic times, 5,000-6,000 years ago,
it had become a significant cultural centre with two cultures flourishing, the Dawenkou to the north and the Longshan to the south of the mountain." (AB evaluation)Neolithic Flint Mines at Spiennes Neolithic Orkney Nisa New Nisa - Neu-Nisa war der erste Ort, an dem die neolithische Dschejtun-Kultur nachgewiesen wurde. (Wiki)Ohrid Region ; linkPrehistoric Pile Dwellings Pyrénées - Mount Perdu Mont Perdu - several sites including the Dolmen from TellaRapa Nui "Rapa Nui was settled around AD 300 by Polynesians, probably from the Marquesas, who brought with them a wholly Stone Age society" (AB)Rock Drawings in Valcamonica Sangiran Early Man Site Some Neolithic remains have been found but the main period of interest regarding the human remains was much earlierSarazm Southern Öland "Passage graves on V?stra Landborgen provide evidence for permanent settlement in the Neolithic period."St. Kilda "Recently, the first direct evidence of earlier Neolithic settlement emerged?shards of pottery of the Hebridean ware style, found to the east of the village."Stonehenge Tadrart Acacus Tassili n'Ajjer Taxila tumulus of SaraikalaVegaøyan "The abundance of resources led to great activity throughout the Mesolithic and Neolithic. So
far, Stone Age finds have been recorded at 108 locations on Vega, the majority being habitation sites." (nomination dossier)Wachau Cultural Landscape The region of Krems and Melk was densely settled as early as the Neolithic period (4500-1800 BCE) (AB ev), Venus of Willendorf and many other remainsWadi Rum Several sites, including Neolithic village of Abu Nakheileh, agricultural settlement of Udayb er-RihWrangel Island Chertov Ovrag site
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