Ancient Neolithic Architecture
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What is Neolithic Architecture?

Neolithic or "stone age" architecture includes some of the oldest known structures made by humankind. Neolithic cultures are distinguished from earlier Paleolithic and Mesolithic structures by the domestication of plants and animals, and extensive making and use of stone tools.

Neolithic cultures have been shown to have existed in southwest Asia as early as 8000 b.c. to 6000 b.c., and Neolithic cultures had existed around the globe by 1500 b.c. By 3500 b.c., Neolithic cultures in the Tigris and Euphrates river valleys in the Middle East had developed into Bronze Age urban civilizations.

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Stonehenge, by unknown, at Salisbury, England, -2750 to -1500.

Temple at Tarxien, Malta, by unknown, at Tarxien, Malta, -2100 to -1900.

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