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Oldowan Tools Timeline

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  • c. 2600000 BCE - c. 12000 BCE
    The Palaeolithic (or Old Stone Age) period, ranging from c. 2,6 million years ago until c. 12,000 years ago.
  • c. 2600000 BCE - c. 1000000 BCE
    Oldowan tool industry.
  • c. 2600000 BCE
    First known tool use (stone ones) by early hominins, discovered in present-day Ethiopia.

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