Stane Age

The Stane Age (or Stane Eild) wis an aincient time whan fowk wis makkin tuils frae stane. Wid, banes an ither stuff wis uised for tuils an aw, bit stane (specially a kynd o stane cawed keezle-stane) was uised tae cut things.

The time began wi the first stane tuils. Some scientists think this happent atween 2 and 5 meellion year aby. The dates for this event wis mibbes no the same ilka place, an is no aye greed upon, acause thae fowk didnae write ony records. They killt animals for fuid and claes an aw.

The time efter the stane age is the Bronze Age, named efter the metal bronze. The stane age endit whan fowk foond oot whit wey tae mak things oot o metal, cried smeltin. The first metal was copper, follaed bi bronze. Fowk likely began uisin bronze steid o juist stane in the Middle East sometime atween 3000 an 2000 BC.

The Stane Age is dividit bi airchaeologists (fowk wha studies relics) intae three sections: Paleolithic ("auld stane"), Mesolithic ("mid stane") an Neolithic ("new stane"). Pottery wis inventit durin the Neolithic Stane Age.

Kärnyxa av flinta, Nordisk familjebok
A stane that's been shairpit tae be uised as a tuil
Canto tallado talando un arbol
A body in the Stane Age uisin a stane tae hack a a tree doon
Airn Age

In airchaeology, the Airn Age (or Airn Eild) wis the stage in the oncome o ony fowk that's tuils an wappens main ingredient wis airn wis foremaist. The adoption o this material coincided wi ither chynges in some past societies aften includin differin aigricultural pratticks, religious beliefs an airtistic styles, awtho this wisna aye the case.

The Airn Age is the last principal period in the three-age seestem for tae clessifee pre-historic societies, comin afore the Bronze Age an efter the Stane Age. Its date an context varies dependin on the kintra or geographical region.


Ballymeanoch (Scots Gaelic: Baile Meadhonach - the middle settlement) is a complex o neolithic structurs locatit in Kilmartin Glen, Scotland.

Cave o Altamira

The Cave o Altamira is a cave in Spain famous for its Upper Paleolithic cave pentins featurin drawins an polychrome rock pentins o wild mammals an human haunds.

Dashtadem, Aragatsotn

Dashtadem (Armenie: Դաշտադեմ; umwhile, Nerkin Talin (Note: The majority o residents in neebourin Talin still refer tae Dashtadem as Nerkin Talin); Roushifee'd as Nizhniy Talin; baith meanin "lawer Talin") is a veelage locatit in the Aragatsotn Province o Armenie. The veelage conteens the lairge Dashtadem Fortress datin tae the 10t hunderyear but substantially rebuilt in the 19t hunderyear, alang wi a chapel dedicatit tae Saunt Sargis datin tae the 10t hunderyear an aw. The fortress keep haes a Arabic dedicatory inscription o 1174, written in Kufic script attributin the structur tae Sultan ibn Mahmud (Shahanshah), ane o the Shaddadids. Past the veelage tae the north juist east o the road tae Talin, an a few hunder meters afore the electric substation (sooth), are the ruins o a lairge medieval caravanserai. Lairge sections o waws remain staundin an the oweraw plan is still easily distinguished amangst the ruins. The remains o Stane Age obsidian wirkshops can be foond on a hill tae the wast. In a cemetery sooth o Dashtadem, lees the restored 7t-hunderyear Kristapori Vank.

Great Breetain

Great Breetain (spelt Gret Breetain or Gryte Breitaen anaw; Scots Gaelic: Breatainn Mhòr, Welsh: Prydain Fawr, Cornish: Breten Veur) is the mukkilest iland o the Breetish Isles, the mukkilest iland in Europe an the echt-mukkilest iland in the warld. It ligs til the nor'wast o Continental Europe, wi Ireland til the wast, an maks up the lairgest pairt o the territorie o the state kent as the Unitit Kinrick o Great Breetain an Northren Ireland. It is surroond'd bi ower ae thousan wee-er ilands.

Hert o Neolithic Orkney

Heart of Neolithic Orkney refers tae a group o Neolithic monuments foond on the Mainland, ane o the islands o Orkney, Scotland. The name wis adoptit bi UNESCO whan it proclaimed thir steids as a Warld Heritage Steid in 1999.

The steid o patrimony currently consists o fower steids:

Maeshowe – a unique chaumered cairn an passage graff, aligned sae that its central chaumer is illuminatit on the winter solstice. It wis lootit bu Vikings that left ane o the lairgest collections o runic inscriptions in the warld.

Staundin Stanes o Stenness – the fower remeenin megaliths o a henge, the lairgest o that is 6 metres (19 ft) heich.

Raing o Brodgar – a stane circle 104 metres in diameter, oreeginally componed o 60 stanes set within a circular ditch up tae 3 metres deep an 10 metres wide, formin a henge monument. It haes been estimatit that the structur teuk 80,000 man-hours tae construct.

Skara Brae – a cluster o aicht hooses makkin up Northren Europe’s best-preserved Neolithic veelage.


Kamennogorsk (Roushie: Каменного́рск; Finnish: Antrea; Swadish: S:t Andree), kent as Antrea afore 1948, is a toun in Vyborgsky Destrict o Leningrad Oblast, Roushie, locatit on the Karelie Isthmus on the left bank o the Vuoksa River (Lake Ladoga's basin) 170 kilometers (110 mi) northwast o St. Petersburg. Population: 6,739 (2010 Census); 6,084 (2002 Census); 5,694 (1989 Census).In the 14t-17t centuries, Antrea wis a main admeenistrative centre o Karelie dounsets on Upper Vuoksa. The name comes frae Lutheran commonty foondit in the 17t century an the kirk o Saunt Andrew. Afore 1939 tred dounset Antrea wis attached tae volost o the same name o Viipuri Province o Finland. In 1948, it wis renamit Granitny, later Pervomaysk, an feenally Kamennogorsk.

At the beginnin o 20t century unner a layer o peat a steid o Stane Age men wis discovered. Foond at the steid wis firth an flint implements, polisht instruments o shale, remains o net o nettle fibers, saxteen fishin floats o piny bark, thirty-ane stane plummets, a lang bane dagger, remains o nets wi a lenth o 27 meters (89 ft) an a width o up tae 3 meters (9.8 ft).

A lairge quarry for extraction o grey granite is situatit in Kamennogorsk. An aw thare is an affset paper factory, which afore the war wis uised for producin succar frae succar beets.


Kirkkonummi (Swadish: Kyrkslätt) is a municipality o 36,965 inhabitants (31 Januar 2011). in soothren Finland. The literal meanin o the wirds "Kirkkonummi" an "Kyrkslätt" in Scots is "kirk moor".

The municipality is locatit juist ootside the Greater Helsinki aurie, borderin the ceety o Espoo in the east. Ither neighbourin municipalities are Vihti an Siuntio. The distance frae the municipal centre tae central Helsinki is some 30 kilometres (20 mi). Kirkkonummi an aw haes excellent train an bus connections tae ither pairts o the Greater Helsinki aurie, an mony o its inhabitants commute daily tae Helsinki.

The municipality covers an aurie o 1,016.01 square kilometres (392.28 sq mi) o which 649.91 km2 (250.93 sq mi) is watter. The population density is 100.97 inhabitants per square kilometre (261.5 /sq mi). Ower the recent years, Kirkkonummi haes faced the heichest population growth rate in the kintra, ower 3% per annum.

Major population centres in Kirkkonummi include the municipal centre, Masala, Veikkola, Kantvik an the Upinniemi naval garrison aurie. In addition tae these, there are dozens o smawer veelages. Geographically, Kirkkonummi haes twa famous peninsulas, namely Porkkala an Upinniemi, the latter ane o which hooses a major Finnish naval base. Porkkala is an aw on ane o the main bird migration routes in the Baltic Sea region. Additionally, Kirkkonummi haes a lairge central plains aurie, through which a railwa goes frae Helsinki tae Turku as well as extensive lake auries, hintle o which are quite untouched wilderness.

Kirkkonummi haes been populatit frae the Stane Age tae the present day as evidenced bi the vera first Stane Age rock paintins foond in Finland that are locatit bi lake Vitträsk in the central lake region o Kirkkonummi. Incidentally, these paintins wur foond bi the famous Finnish composer Jean Sibelius hissel. The soothren hauf o the municipality wis leased tae the Soviet Union atween 1945 an 1956 for uise as a naval base as pairt o the peace settlement that endit the hostilities atween the Soviet Union an Finland durin Warld War II. Signs o this time include concrete bunkers, ither fortifications an the remains o an airbase.

Ither places o interest locatit in Kirkkonummi include the medieval stane kirk in the municipal centre, the widden kirk in the veelage o Haapajärvi as well as the Hvitträsk manor designed bi three o the maist famous Finnish airchitects iver – Eliel Saarinen, Herman Gesellius an Armas Lindgren.


A megalith is a lairge stone that haes been uised tae construct a structur or monument, aither alane or thegither wi ither stanes.


A menhir or stannin stane (frae Brittonic leids: maen or men, "stane" an hir or hîr, "lang") is a lairge manmade upricht stane, pit up bi prehistoric fowk.


In airchaeology, the Mesolithic (Greek: μέσος, mesos "middle"; λίθος, lithos "stane") is the period atween Paleolithic an Neolithic.


A midden is whaur ye cowp yer keech. It can be a bing an aw, or a skip. Ye plunk yer rubbage here.


Neanderthals or Neandertals (named efter the Neandertal aurie in Germany) war a species, subspecies, or tribe o humans which accordin tae scientists acame extinct aroond 40,000 years ago.


The Neolithic Age, Era, or Period, or New Stane Age, wis a period in the development o human technology, beginnin aboot 15,200 BC, accordin tae the ASPRO chronology, in some pairts o the Middle East, an later in ither pairts o the warld an endin atween 4500 an 2000 BC.

Ness o Brodgar

The Ness o Brodgar is an airchaeological steid coverin 2.5 hectares (6.2 acres) atween the Raing o Brodgar an the Stones o Stenness in the Hert o Neolithic Orkney Warld Heritage Steid in Orkney, Scotland.

Skara Brae

Skara Brae /ˈskærə ˈbreɪ/ is a stane-biggit Neolithic settlement, locatit on the Bay o Skaill on the wast coast o Mainland, the lairgest island in the Orkney airchipelago o Scotland.

Sotenäs Municipality

Sotenäs Municipality (Sotenäs kommun) is a municipality in Västra Götaland Coonty in wastren Swaden. Its seat is locatit in the toun o Kungshamn, wi aroond 3,500 inhabitants.

The present municipality wis creatit in 1974 through the amalgamation o previous units. The name wis taken frae the auld Sotenäs Hunder.


Stonehenge is a prehistoric monument in Wiltshire, Ingland, 2 miles (3 km) wast o Amesbury an 8 miles (13 km) north o Salisbury. Stonehenge's raing o staundin stanes are set within yirdwirks in the middle o the maist dense complex o Neolithic an Bronze Age monuments in Ingland, includin several hunder burial moonds.

Tanum Municipality

Tanum Municipality (Tanums kommun) is a municipality in Västra Götaland Coonty in wastren Swaden. Its seat is locatit in the toun o Tanumshede, wi 1,600 indwallers.

The present municipality wis formit in 1971 throu the amalgamation o three umwhile units. Afore the subdiveesion reform o 1952 thare wur seiven entities in the aurie.

In ither leids

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