92,000 BP: A Proto Cromagnon skeleton dating to about this time was found near Nazareth by Helen Vallados. Made it look as though Homo Sapien preceded Neanderthal in the region.
75,000 BP: A 'collar' of shell beads was found in a cave in South Africa about this time. Archaeologists discovered 91 shells the size of peas with holes bored through them in Blombos cave on the Indian Ocean coast. The discovery was made in a layer of sediment from the middle of the Stone Age and containing red ochre indicating that they were colored with pigment.
60,000 BC: Best 1990 AD guess at existence of earliest true man.
40,000 BP: Evidence strongly suggests that tool making and ocean crossing in South-East Asia occurred about this time.
~ Sea level was about 50 meters below 2000 AD levels at about this time.
35,000 BP to 29000 BP: Overlap years between Neanderthals and Homo Sapiens,
30,000 BP: Strong evidence of modern man in the New World at this time.
~ Early evidence of modern man in America.
25,000 BC BP: Rock art of San People in the Drakensber area of Lesotho, South Africa.
~ BP: Hunters make clay models.
24,000 BC: the last glacial maximum.
~ The lovely lady of Brasempouy is made in what is now France.
21,000 BC to 17,000 BP: Sulutrian culture may have reached Ireland as it did France, Spain and England.
20,000 BC to 4000 AD: Rapidly rising sea levels lead to human migration inland.
~ BC: Wonderful early cave paintings in France and Spain.
18,000 BP and 16,000 BC: Pech Merle panel painters. Two spotted horses in French cave. Magdelenian to the upper Solutrean.
18,000 BP to 10,000 BP: Magdalenian culture people left evidence from Portugal to Poland and a bit in Ireland that they were most likely to have been inhabiting these areas during this time period.
~ Sea level was about 300 feet lower than it was in 2000 AD
17,000 BP to 12,000 BP: Ending of the last Ice Age. Earth begins warming,.
1200 BC: Devastation throughout most of Asia Minor.
~ BC: Olmec in Mexico.
~ Flourishing of Olmec civilization in Central America. Centered at San Lorenzo on the fertile plain overlooking the Chiquito River.
~ BC: At about this time the Trojan War was waged between Greece and Hittite Troy and won by Greece. Included the Siege of Troy.