The Great Migration was a period during which there were widespread invasions of Germanic tribes and others within or into Europe, during and after the decline of the Western Roman Empire.
The Vinča symbols are a set of symbols found on Neolithic era artifacts from the Vinča culture of Southeastern Europe. The nature and purpose of the symbols is a mystery.
Impressions of cordage found on fired clay provide evidence of string and rope-making technology in Europe dating back 28,000 years.
The first humans in Europe are thought to have appeared some 45,000 years ago.