10 terms

Final Review-ancient history,Egypt and Mesopatamia

What is archeology?
study of artifacts and lives of people
What is anthropology?
study of human beings and societies they create
What is culture?
study of the lives of people
What is cultural diffusion?
spread of ideas, customs, technologies from one people to another
What is ethnocentric?
belief of one group is superior to all
What is chronology?
order (time)
What are artifacts?
objects made by human beings
What is the Neolithic Revolution?
change from nomadic to settled farming life
What is prehistoric?
long period of time before invented systems of writing
What is the Paleolithic Age?
old stone age