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.


Events:


DateEvent(s)
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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