Any period of time in which the earth's surface was covered by glaciers. Ended about 10,000 years ago.
A short period of cold temperatures about 10,000 years ago.
People whose primary mode of existence isto hunt animals and gather foods like nuts and berries.
People who have no permanent home who travel from place to place to hunt and gather food.
The time in human prehistory,also known asthe Paleolithic Period, that coccurred from 600,000 to 700,000 years ago. People of this period are known for making tools out of stone.
Gigantic deposits of ice that move and erode the landscape.
The geographic area extending from modern-day Israel to Iraq, which wasthe home to the many Paleolithic peoples.
The ground-breaking archeologist who discovered the Natufians.
Paleolithic people who lived about 8,000 years ago in what is now called Jordan, and are credited with being the first farmers.
A hard stone used by Stone Age people as tools.
A hunting weapon used in the Paleoithic period. it consists of two large stones attaced to the ends of a kind of rope. It isflung at animals, entagling them.
A hunting weapon used in the Paleolithic period used to shoot small stones at potential prey.
A type of rock used to fashion tools during the Paleolithic period.
A specialized building used for storing surplus grain.
A farming tool used by the Natufians to cut down weat and barley.
Mortar and Pestle
Grinding tools used by Paleolithic people fashioned out of stone.
A stage in human development 600,000 to 700,000 years ago that was characterized by the use of stone tools. This period is also known as the Stone Age.
A stage in human development that occurred between the Paleolithic and the Neolithic Periods about 10,000 years ago. The Natufians existed during this period.
The final stage in prehistoric human development. This period precedes the Bronze Age.
Copper Stone Age
Also referred to as the Chalcolithic Age, the time in huan prehistory, about 6,000years ago, when people forged tools and other objects out of pure copper.
The time in human prehistory, about 5,000 years ago, when people began to forge tools and other objects from bronze.
A Stone Age civilization that existed in the Jordan Valley around 7,000 years ago.
A system to water crops ussing man-made channels or streamsof water that run through fields.
To melt metal.
The process by which alcoholic drinks are made.
A group of people who lived during the Bronze Age in Europe about 6,000 years ago. They get their name from the drinking containers that they fashioned and used.
The time in human prehistory, 4,000 years ago, when people made tools, weapons and ornaments out of iron.
The fossilized remains of the sap of ancient pine trees.
Tiny Stone Points.
A type of herd animal.
A spear tip with an indent.
A village of stone houses in Scotland.
The container that contains the melted metal.