Stone Age vocabulary - week 1

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a severe shortage of food (as through crop failure) resulting in violent hunger and starvation and death

Cro-magnon Man

an early type of modern man

Homo sapiens

Human kind


common era


Members of the order of mammals includes monkeys, apes, and humans


Before christ


After Death


before common era


the practice of cultivating the land or raising stock


skilled workers who make goods by hand


early people who lived during the Old Stone Age


to tame animals and plants for human use


an early ancestor of humans


an object made by human beings; often refers to a primitive tool or other relic from an earlier period


scientist who study human artifacts to learn about past cultures


the social science that studies the origins and social relationships of human beings

Neolithic Revolution

the shift from hunting of animals and gathering of food to the keeping of animals and the growing of food on a regular basis around 8,000 BC

Stone Age

(archeology) the earliest known period of human culture, characterized by the use of stone implements


the discipline that records and interprets past events involving human beings


the time during the development of human culture before the appearance of the written word


a particular society at a particular time and place


a society in an advanced state of social development (e.g., with complex legal and political and religious organizations)


supplying dry land with water by means of ditches etc

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