Europe's oldest paleolithic camp in the




Human life cultural proof usually gets divided into two foremost and large periods. The latter,the one we live in,saw the usage of metals. In the first period, however,since metals were not yet known, tools were made out of stone. Hence,these two periods for this reason are called : "The Stone Age" and "The Metals' Age". The stone age usually is divided into Ancient and Modern, respectively Paleolithic and Neolithic Era. During the Paleolithic Era, artifacts were made with the help of the 'shaving process' which allowed stones to be shaped into desired forms. Thus, the proof is that some of these artifacts were discovered alongside the findings of animals, glacials and geological reperts. Paeolithic remnants go back to the last of geological eras, the Pleistocene, also know as the Quaternary.




Even tough a little more than twenty years have gone by since the discovery of this famous paleolithic camp in Isernia, the knowledge of the oldest stages of Pre-History in the Molise region has been linked, up to now, to the scientific studies done over materials found on this important site. Ichthyic (fish) findings as well as bones, pollens and carbons are to be grouped within the framework of climatic environment to allow the intelligence of the pre-historic man's behaviour. Many of these man-made articles have been found from time to time in varied places,and above all, in the like of the Upper Molise region. Particularly, the greatest findings outside those of Isernia, are the ones not too distant from the other in the surroundings of Agnone and in or about the towns of Carovilli and Pescolanciano.


Sites of major findings






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