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This time period is part of the
Pleistocene epoch.
Mesolithic or Epipaleolithic
Lower Paleolithic
Middle Paleolithic
Upper Paleolithic

The Paleolithic or Palaeolithic – lit. old stone – period is the oldest part of the stone age, dating from the first use of stone tools by hominids (maybe 2,000,000 years ago) to the end of the Pleistocene epoch. Subdivisions of the Paleolithic include the

The Paleolithic is followed by the Holocene.

See also

ast:PaleolĂ­ticu de:Altsteinzeit es:PaleolĂ­tico et:Paleoliitikum fr:PalĂ©olithique he:תקופת האבן התיכונה nl:Paleolithicum pl:Paleolit sl:Paleolitik zh:旧石器时代

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