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date: 25 August 2019

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After reviewing the history of research on the Paleolithic of Iran, this chapter examines the Lower (Acheulean), Middle (Levallois-Mousterian), Upper Paleolithic (Baradostian) and Epipaleolithic industries attested throughout Iran. The typology and chronology of the major lithic industries represented in Iran are discussed. Particular emphasis is placed upon evidence discovered by Iranian researchers since 2000.

Keywords: Acheulean, Mousterian, Paleolithic, Epipaleolithic, Levallois, Baradostian

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