Tunisia - The Past - Prehistoric


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Tunisia - The Past


When North Africa ewas savanna and swamp and its fauna the big game of Kenya today - one million years before Christ - the first human type appeared in Tunisia.

Knowing how to shape stones, he has been accredited with the 'Pebble Culture'.

Many specimens of both this and later, true Stone Age cultures have been found in southern and western Tunisia.

Tunisia's first known Homo, the Capsian Man, chipped blades and scrapers.

Neolithic immigrants from the then green Sahara brought arros and fixed agriculture, but remained ignorant of metals until Bronze Age cultures were introdupced from Sicily.