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List of the Upper, Middle & Lower Palaeolithic Sites in India

The Palaeolithic Age in India is divided into three phases - Upper, Middle Lower. It was the first part of the Stone Age. During this period, man relied on hunting and had no knowledge of cultivation and house building. Here, we are giving the list of the Upper, Middle Lower Palaeolithic Sites in India as quick revision capsule for examinations like UPSC, CDS, NDA, State Services, PSC, Railways etc.
Oct 14, 2016 11:53 IST
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The Palaeolithic Age or Old Stone Age in India spanned from 500,000 B.C. to 10,000 B.C in the Pleistocene Period of the Ice Age. According to the nature of tools and the change in the climate, the Palaeolithic Age in India is divided into three phases - Upper, Middle & Lower. Here, we are giving the list of the Upper, Middle & Lower Palaeolithic Sites in India as quick revision capsule for examinations like UPSC, CDS, NDA, State Services, PSC, Railways etc.

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Source: www.polyeyes.com

List of the Upper, Middle & Lower Palaeolithic Sites in India

Upper Palaeolithic Age

Sites

Location

Sohan Valley

West Punjab (Now in Pakistan)

Narmada Valley

Madhya Pradesh, Maharashtra and Gujarat

Kurnool Caves

Gichchlur

Nellure

 

Andhra Pradesh

Belan Valley

Madhya Pradesh and Uttar Pradesh

Nevasa

Maharashtra

Sabarmati Valley

Gujarat

Singrauli

Uttar Pradesh

Mayurbhanj

Odisha

Hungsi Valley

Karnataka

Attirrampakam

Kortallayar Valley

 

Tamil Nadu

Pahalgam

Kashmir

Didwana

Rajasthan

Hathnora

Bhimbetaka

Adamgarh

 

Madhya Pradesh

Middle Palaeolithic Age

Nevasa

Maharashtra

Bhimbetaka

Madhya Pradesh

Bagor

Karmali Valley

Didwana

 

Rajasthan

Singhbhum

Jharkhand

Narmada Valley

Madhya Pradesh, Maharashtra and Gujarat

Lower Palaeolithic Age

Belan Valley

Madhya Pradesh & Uttar Pradesh

Bhimbetaka

Jogdaha

Madhya Pradesh

Bagor

Budha Pushkar

Rajasthan

Patne

Nandipalle

Maharashtra

Renugunta

Karnool Caves

Andhra Pradesh

Singhbhum

Jharkhand

It was the first part of the Stone Age. During this period, man relied on hunting and had no knowledge of cultivation and house building. The people of Palaeolithic age were entirely dependent on weapons and tools made from stone as they lived close to the hilly areas, caves, rivers, and rock shelters.

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