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group of early humans, constantly shifting locations, and moving from place to place


group of humans, which settled in one place

Neolithic Revolution

Slow and gradual shift from hunting and gathering to the rise of Agriculture, which caused many important changes.

Slash and Burn

Method used in agriculture, which consisted in burning down pieces of land for land, and coming back several years afterwards when the soil was fertile.


the taming of animals for human use, such as work or as food


the "extra" or bonus of something


organizations where governmental power is exercised, (occurred only in major civilizations)


people trained to write using the earliest forms of writing before literacy was widespread


earliest form of writing, developed in Mesopotamia


a society in an advanced state of social development. With established Institutions and a high level of culture, science, industry and government

Bronze Age

a period in history of mankind, following the Stone Age and preceding the Iron Age, during which bronze and other metallic weapons and tools where created

City States

a sovereign state consisting of an autonomous city with its dependencies


people created _____ to express feelings and emotions, with religious and instructing purposes, as well as a way to record


place where first paintings where drawn


place of existence for the Caves of Lascaux, which date from 15,000 to 13,000 B.C.E.

two boys

who discovered the Caves of Lascaux?


the Caves of Lascaux were famous for their paintings of various _____


place of existence for "Tassili Najer", old paintings which date to 6,000 B.C.E

women and children

The "Tassili Najer" paintings are famous for depicting _________ and __________


place of existence for "Cueva de las Manos", which dates to roughly 9,000 years


place of existence for "Kakadu" aboriginal Art, (this civilization exists to date, and has refused anthropologists the entrance to their sacred art) which dates to 20,000 years ago to earlier times

hunting, animals, and supernatural characters

The "Kakadu" paintings mostly depict ______ , __________ and ________

Venus of Willendorf

Fertility symbol, ancient sculpture of nude women in exaggerated form, discovered in Willendorf, Austria ( hint: Ms Vantilborg traveled to Willendorf, but didn't see it because it had been moved to a museum in Vienna )

22,000 B.C.E

Date that the Venus of Willendorf dates to

Caves of Lascaux

pice of Paleolithic Art that dates to arround 15,000 to 13,000 B.C.E

Tassili Najer

pice of Paleolithic Art that dates to 6,000 B.C.E


pice of Paleolithic Art that dates to 20,000 years ago

Cueva de las Manos

pice of Paleolithic Art that dates to roughly 9,000 years ago

Caribbean Sea

South China Sea

Mediterranean Sea

Arabian Sea

Black Sea

--No photo found for this Sea, sorry--
#12 in the Map Mis Vantilborg gave us

Red Sea

--No photo found for this Sea, sorry--
#13 in the Map Mis Vantilborg gave us

Caspian Sea

Sea surrounded in all sides by land, in between Russia, Kazakhstan, Turkmenistan, and Iran

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