In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1neolíticothe Neolithic (period) — el Neolítico
- Early Neolithic flint tools were made from local beach pebbles.
- Within one of the roundhouses, but almost certainly unknown to its Iron Age inhabitants, was the burial of a late Neolithic or early Bronze Age child.
- The remains of several Neolithic passage graves and over thirty Iron Age burial mounds can also be seen.
- Distinctive styles of local pottery appear around 2500 bc along with Neolithic polished stone axes.
- He found that Mesolithic and Neolithic material was found in the same area in only eight of the 221 blocks of land surveyed in the valley.
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