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11. The prehistory of North Africa 1. The existence of Mousterian culture in the Maghrib similar to that identified in Europe has long been disputed. Yet the industries discovered in both the western and eastern Maghrib are perfectly representative of that style and still show abundant signs of the use of the Levallois technique. This Maghribian Mousterian may have originated in the eastern __. A. Africa; B. Europe; C. Mediterranean;D. Asia. 2. As for Man in the Aterian period, recent finds in Morocco give weight to the theory that he was not of the Neanderthal type, as at the Mousterian stage, but was already a __. 3. Fresh excavations at the Tamar Hat site in Algeria have made it possible to secure very early datings and to obtain a clearer picture of these Ibero-Maurusians, who were hunters of horned __ and who livedin coastal caves separated from the sea by marshes and an emerged continental shelf abounding in shellfish. 4. The Cro-Magnon men of the Algerian Mechta-el-Arbi type, who belonged to the genus Homo sapiens, were present on both sides of the Mediterranean at that period. The generally held view, although there is no tangible evidence to support it, is that this culture originated in the east and split into two branches, with the European Cro-Magnon spreading along the northern Mediterranean and the Mechta-el-Arbi along the African coast to the __. 5. The Capsian sequence has been defined in terms of __ styles staggered in time. A. two; B. three;C. four; D. five. 6. Capsian culture accordingly lasted almost __ years, only a few centuries less than Egypt under the Pharaohs. 7. Capsian dwellings have been found. The fact that these peoples led a __ life before the advent of pastoralism and agriculture is quite unremarkable.
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