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Paleolithic and Neolithic Art. Engravings on rocks at Niola Doa, Chad Engravings of women with African features adorn the rocks at Niola Doa, not far from the Sudanese border. Near the etched figures are grooves scored into the rock from sharpening tools. For hunting, or farming, one can only speculate as to the way of the ancient people who once occupied this landscape in centuries past.
Mica Hand -100 B.C. to A.D. 500 The Hopewell culture is an ancient American Indian civilization that arose in Ohio and other parts of eastern North America during the Middle Woodland Period, perhaps as early as 100 BC. It is characterized by gigantic mounds and earthen enclosures in a variety of shapes, magnificent works of art crafted from raw materials brought to Ohio from great distances, and particular styles of stone tools and pottery unique to this time and region.