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Lower Palaeolithic Age Early Palaeolithic Age

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1. It covers the greater part of the Ice Age.
Hunters and food gatherers; tools used were hand axes, choppers and cleavers. 

2. Tools were rough and heavy.
One of the earliest lower Palaeolithic sites is Bori in Maharashtra.

3. Limestone was also used to make tools.
Major sites of lower Palaeolithic age

Soan valley (in present Pakistan)
Sites in the Thar Desert
Mewar plains
Central India
Deccan Plateau
Chotanagpur plateau
North of the Cauvery River
Belan valley in UP
There are habitation sites including caves and rock shelters.
An important place is Bhimbetka in Madhya Pradesh.
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