/ niːəlɪθɪk /
Prevedi neolithic na: francuski · nemački
Last period of the Stone Age, characterized by settled communities based on agriculture and domesticated animals, and identified by sophisticated, finely honed stone tools, and ceramic wares. The earliest Neolithic communities appeared about 9000 bc in the Middle East, followed by Egypt, India, and China. In Europe farming began in about 6500 bc in the Balkans and Aegean, spreading north and east by 1000 bc.