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acheulean meaning

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  • or Acheulian /ə-shooˈli-ən/
      adjective
      Belonging to an early Palaeolithic culture above the Chellean and below the Mousterian
      ORIGIN: Saint Acheul near Amiens, France, where implements of this period are found in river deposits
Examples
  • Opponents of the view divide Developed Oldowan between Oldowan and Acheulean.
  • Acheulean cleavers resemble handaxes but with the pointed end truncated away.
  • Primitive cleaver-producing Acheulean groups around 0 . 8 Ma.
  • The earliest Acheulean sites in Europe appear around 0 . 5 mya.
  • In addition, the Acheulean tradition did not spread to Eastern Asia.
  • Hand axes constitute an important group artefacts from the Acheulean.
  • The kill site at Boxgrove in England is another famous Acheulean site.
  • In these newly colonised areas, no Acheulean assemblages have been found.
  • Pleistocene fauna and Acheulean artifacts have been found in the Olpiro Beds.
  • The lower part of the sequence contains simpler, older Acheulean technology.
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