Israel dating on coins
One of the human fossils from this period is the Galilee Skull - part of a skull discovered by Francis Turville-Petre in Mugharet el-Zuttiyeh, in Nahal Amud - which is considered today to be the skull of a Homo heidelbergensis or of an early Homo Sapiens.
The Fatimid kingdom ruled Northern Africa, beginning in the 10th century.
The beginning of the Lower Paleolithic in Israel is defined by the earliest archaeological finds available.
Occasionally, when new, more ancient, sites are discovered, the boundaries of this period are redefined.
Additional important sites are Revadim, Tabun Cave in Nahal Me'arot Nature Reserve, a site near the city of Holon, and a site located near kibbutz Evron.
At the end of the Lower Paleolithic, between 400,000 and 250,000 BP, the Acheulo-Yabrudian complex has emerged.