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Tally marks, also called hash marks, are a unary numeral system. [1]

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Argentina, officially the Argentine Republic (República Argentina), is a federal republic located in southeastern South America.

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The Aurignacian culture is an archaeological culture of the Upper Palaeolithic, located in Europe and southwest Asia.

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Australia (colloquially), officially the Commonwealth of Australia, is an Oceanian country comprising the mainland of the Australian continent, the island of Tasmania, and numerous smaller islands.

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Brazil (Brasil), officially the Federative Republic of Brazil (República Federativa do Brasil), is the largest country in both South America and the Latin American region.

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Card game

A card game is any game using playing cards as the primary device with which the game is played, be they traditional or game-specific.

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Chile, officially the Republic of Chile, is a South American country occupying a long, narrow strip of land between the Andes to the east and the Pacific Ocean to the west.

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Chinese characters

Chinese characters are logograms used in the writing of Chinese and some other Asian languages.

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Chinese numerals

Chinese numerals are words and characters used to denote numbers in Chinese.

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Counting is the action of finding the number of elements of a finite set of objects.

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Counting rods

Counting rods (算木, sangi) are small bars, typically 3–14 cm long, that were used by mathematicians for calculation in ancient China, Japan, Korea, and Vietnam.

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Czechoslovakia or Czecho-Slovakia (Czech and Československo, Česko-Slovensko, in both of those languages) was a sovereign state in Central Europe that existed from October 1918, when it declared its independence from the Austro-Hungarian Empire, until its peaceful dissolution into the Czech Republic and Slovakia on 1 January 1993.

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Democratic Republic of the Congo

The Democratic Republic of the Congo (République démocratique du Congo), also known as DR Congo, DRC, DROC, RDC, Congo-Kinshasa, or simply Congo is a country located in Central Africa.

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Dolní Věstonice (archaeology)

Dolní Věstonice (often without diacritics as Dolni Vestonice) refers to an Upper Paleolithic archaeological site near the village of Dolní Věstonice, Moravia in the Czech Republic,on the base of Děvín Mountain, dating to approximately 26,000 BP, as supported by radiocarbon dating.

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Europe is a continent that comprises the westernmost part of Eurasia.

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Finger-counting, or dactylonomy, is the act of counting along one's fingers.

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France, officially the French Republic (République française), is a sovereign state comprising territory in western Europe and several overseas regions and territories.

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Burins of the Gravettian culture. The Gravettian tool-making culture was a specific archaeological industry of the European Upper Paleolithic era prevalent before the last glacial epoch.

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Hangman (game)

Hangman is a paper and pencil guessing game for two or more players.

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Ishango is a sub-station of Virunga National Park, situated on the Northern Shores of Lake Edward in the Democratic Republic of the Congo.

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Ishango bone

The Ishango bone is a bone tool, dated to the Upper Paleolithic era.

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Karel Absolon

Karel Absolon (June 16, 1877 – October 6, 1960) was a Czech archaeologist, geographer, paleontologist, and speleologist.

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Later Stone Age

The Later Stone Age (or LSA) is a period in African prehistory which follows the Early Stone Age and Middle Stone Age.

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List of international common standards

A list of common and basic information standards, that are related by their frequent and widespread use, and which are conventionally used internationally by industry and organizations.

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Moravia (Morava;; Morawy; Moravia) is a large region in the Czech Republic and one of the historical Czech lands, together with Bohemia and Czech Silesia.

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New Zealand

New Zealand (Aotearoa) is an island country in the southwestern Pacific Ocean.

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North America

North America is a continent wholly within the Northern Hemisphere and almost wholly within the Western Hemisphere.

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Numeral system

A numeral system (or system of numeration) is a writing system for expressing numbers, that is, a mathematical notation for representing numbers of a given set, using digits or other symbols in a consistent manner.

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Ogham (Modern Irish or; ogam) is an Early Medieval alphabet used primarily to write the early Irish language (in the so-called "orthodox" inscriptions, 4th to 6th centuries), and later the Old Irish language (so-called scholastic ogham, 6th to 9th centuries).

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Prehistoric Europe

Prehistoric Europe refers to the prehistorical period of Europe, usually taken to refer to human prehistory since the Lower Paleolithic, but in principle also extending to the geological time scale – for which see Geological history of Europe.

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Prehistoric numerals

Counting in prehistory was first assisted by using body parts, primarily the fingers.

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Prime number

A prime number (or a prime) is a natural number greater than 1 that has no positive divisors other than 1 and itself.

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Quipus, sometimes known as khipus or talking knots, were recording devices historically used in the region of Andean South America.

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Roman numerals

Roman numerals, the numeric system used in ancient Rome, employs combinations of letters from the Latin alphabet to signify values.

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Score (game)

In games, score refers to an abstract quantity associated with a player or team.

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Spain (España), officially the Kingdom of Spain (Reino de España), is a sovereign state located on the Iberian Peninsula in southwestern Europe.

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Stroke (CJKV character)

CJKV strokes are the calligraphic strokes needed to write the Chinese characters in regular script used in East Asia.

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Tally marks

Tally marks, also called hash marks, are a unary numeral system.

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Tally stick

A tally (or tally stick) was an ancient memory aid device used to record and document numbers, quantities, or even messages.

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Truco is a variant of Truc and a popular trick-taking card game originally from Valencia and Balearic Islands (Spain) and played in Brazil, Argentina, Paraguay, Italy (in Piemonte, in Lomellina, and a particular variant in the towns Porto San Giorgio, Sirolo, Numana, Porto Recanati, Potenza Picena (Marche) and Paulilatino (Sardegna)), Uruguay, southern Chile and Venezuela.

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Turkey (Türkiye), officially the Republic of Turkey (Turkish), is a parliamentary republic in Eurasia, largely located in Western Asia, with the smaller portion of Eastern Thrace in Southeast Europe.

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Unary numeral system

The unary numeral system is the bijective base-1 numeral system.

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Upper Paleolithic

The Upper Paleolithic (or Upper Palaeolithic, Late Stone Age) is the third and last subdivision of the Paleolithic or Old Stone Age as it is understood in Europe, Africa and Asia.

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Uruguay, officially the Eastern Republic of Uruguay (República Oriental del Uruguay), is a country in the southeastern region of South America.

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Venezuela, officially the Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela (República Bolivariana de Venezuela), is a federal republic located on the northern coast of South America.

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Venus figurines

A Venus figurine is any Upper Paleolithic statuette portraying a woman.

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Zimbabwe, officially the Republic of Zimbabwe, is a landlocked country located in southern Africa, between the Zambezi and Limpopo Rivers.

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10th millennium BC

The 10th millennium BC marks the beginning of the Mesolithic and Epipaleolithic periods, which is the first part of the Holocene epoch.

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