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Magdalenian is a broad cultural definition within part of the Late Paleolithic period (c.15,000 to 8500 BC characterized by tools made with blades. Tools were also made from bone, and art flourished. The period is named for a cave shelter in La Madeleine (Dordogne, France).
This piture was taken in the Neuchâtel Archaeology Museum, the Laténium. The model by Hugo Lienhard shows a reconstruction of a Magdalenian meeting camp.