Prehistoric achaia

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  • 1. ACHAIA

2. Palaeolithic period 800.000 10.000 LowerPalaeolithic 800.000 - 200.000 MiddlePalaeolithic 200.000 - 35.000 Upper Palaeolithic 35.000 10.000 Mesolithic10.000 7.000/ 6.500 3. Stone tools of all Prehistoric periods and mainly ofMiddleandUpper Palaeolithic have been collected at the north region of West Achaia. Peiros River valley 250.000 40.000 Mavri Myti 80.000 Elaechori35.000 30.000 4.

  • InMavri MytiandElaeochorihave been located twoopen airsites.
  • These are habitation settlements from which only the stone tools have been preserved.
  • They are of great importance asopen airsites of Palaeolithic period are rarely found.

5. Choppers, chopping toolsandpebble toolsfrom Mavri Mytibefore80.000(Middle Palaeolithic period) 6. Stone tools from Elaeochori 35.000 30.000 (between the end ofMiddle Palaeolithicand the beginning ofUpper Palaeolithic ) 7. Neolithic period 6.500 3.000 B.C. Early Neolithic 6.500 6.000 B.C Middle Neolithic 6.000 4.500 B.C. Late Neolithic 4.000 - -3.000 B.C. 8. East Achaia 9. Fruit-stand and cup with painted decoration from Sylivaina KrathiouMiddle Neolithic period (6.000 B.C.) 10. Fruit-stand with painted decoration from Sylivaina Krathiou. Middle Neolithic period (6.000 B.C.) 11. Painted vases and clay and stone idols from Sylivaina Middle Neolithic (6.000 B.C.)