Ancient Monuments Study Guide

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Ancient Monuments Study Guide: Terra Amata: ancient settlement; Nice, France; 400,000 BC Holds the oldest artificial structures of which we have evidence Site discovered accidentally in 1966 in a cove by the beach Oval in shape and measured about 8 to 15 meters (25 to 50 feet) in length and 4 to 6 meters (13 to 20 feet) in width Approx. 15 people at a time would stay in these huts, used as a limited hunting foray Made of branches/saplings set close together in the sand, then braced on the outside by a ring of large stones Mezhirich: mammoth jaw huts; Kiev, Ukraine; 14,000 BC Discovered by a farmer in the mid-1960s 4 huts at site, one of the best preserved excavated sites of its type, built by prehistoric man Found in huts: piece of bone with map of site on it, the remains of a drum made of a mammoth skulls with a pattern of red ocher dots and lines, amber ornaments and fossil shells Includes a substantial mammoth bone dwelling, a circular hut or house built
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