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Acheulean-culture shelter construction has been discovered in Japan dating back to 500 thousand years ago.; also Acheulian and Mode II), from the French acheuléen, is an archaeological industry of stone tool manufacture characterized by distinctive oval and pear-shaped "hand-axes" associated with early humans.
Acheulean tools were produced during the Lower Palaeolithic era across Africa and much of West Asia, South Asia, and Europe, and are typically found with Homo erectus remains.
In 1367 Hildesheim became a member of the Hanseatic League.
A war between the citizens and their bishop cost dearly in 1519-1523 when they engaged in a feud.
It is thought that Acheulean technologies first developed in Africa out of the more primitive Oldowan technology as long as 1.76 million years ago, by Homo habilis.
Depiction of a Terra Amata hut in Nice, France as postulated by Henry de Lumley dated to 400 thousand years ago.
A reconstruction of Homo habilis at the Westfälisches Museum für Archäologie, Herne.
In 1797, he sent two examples to the Royal Academy in London from Hoxne in Suffolk.
He had found them in prehistoric lake deposits along with the bones of extinct animals and concluded that they were made by people "who had not the use of metals" and that they belonged to a "very ancient period indeed, even beyond the present world".
Acheulean tools were the dominant technology for the vast majority of human history.
John Frere is generally credited as being the first to suggest a very ancient date for Acheulean hand-axes.
Originally the market was held in a street called Old Market (Alter Markt) which still exists today.