10th millennium BC

(Pleistocene, Paleolithic - 10th millennium BC - 9th millennium BC - other millennia)

Beginning of the Mesolithic, or Epipaleolithic time period, which is the first part of the Holocene epoch.


circa 10000 BCBeginning of Jomon era in Japan
circa 9600 BCEnd of the Younger Dryas cold period -- boundary between Pleistocene and Holocene and traditionally the boundary between the Palaeolithic and Mesolithic
Before 9000 BCFirst stone structures at Jericho

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