Magdalenian culture. Reconstruction of a woman from the prehistoric Magdalenian culture. The Magdalenian people, a culture of early modern humans, lived in western Europe from 15,000 to 7000 years ago, during the Upper Paleolithic period. As well as evidence of fur clothing, excavations have found a wide range of carved bone, antler and ivory artefacts. Reconstruction by Elisabeth Daynes of the Daynes Studio, Paris, France.