Khormusan industry was a Paleolithic archeological industry
in Egypt and Sudan dated at 42,000 to 18,000 BP.
The Khormusan industry in Egypt began between 42,000 and 32,000 BP.
Khormusans developed tools not only from stone
but also from animal bone
s and hematite
They also developed small arrow head
s resembling those of Native American
but no bow
s have been found.
The end of the Khormusan industry came around 18,000 BP. with the appearance of other cultures in the region, including the Gemaian
[Nicolas-Christophe Grimal. ''A History of Ancient Egypt''. p. 20. Blackwell (1994). ]
Category:Upper Paleolithic cultures of Africa
Category:Prehistory of the Middle East