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17 terms
Prehistory
Questions of Art History and Archeolog…
Question of Survival particularly as i…
What are the main tenets of Paleolithi…
Know the possible meanings of figural…
functional vs. aesthetics... Art: symbolic & emotional... Artifact:…
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PORTABLE, primitive, survival, symbolic,
Venuses - fertility & procreation, symbolic magic, religious,…
Questions of Art History and Archeolog…
functional vs. aesthetics... Art: symbolic & emotional... Artifact:…
Question of Survival particularly as i…
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64 terms
Prehistory
Circa
Nomads
Pastoral nomads
Why is geography relevant to history?
refers to dates that are unexact also can be written as ca.
wanderers, no permanent home
nomads looking for pastures for the herds of animals
GEOGRAPHY IS THE STAGE ON WHICH ALL OF HISTORY IS SET
Circa
refers to dates that are unexact also can be written as ca.
Nomads
wanderers, no permanent home
Prehistory
Prehistory
Paleolithic
Neolithic
Archaeologist
Before written history
The "old stone age". Ends 8500 BC
The "new stone age". Ends 3300 BC.... Begins with the invention…
A scientist who digs up and interprets artifacts
Prehistory
Before written history
Paleolithic
The "old stone age". Ends 8500 BC
Prehistory
The time before ________ history began…
The Old Stone Age... Also known as the __…
How did life begin? There are two theo…
Where did life begin?... ________ and ___…
Recorded
Paleolithic
Creationism (religious) and Evolution (scientific)
Mary and Louis Leakey
The time before ________ history began…
Recorded
The Old Stone Age... Also known as the __…
Paleolithic
45 terms
Prehistory
linguist
geologist
chemist
botanist
studies languages comparing them for similarities
studies and explains the changes in the earth's surface that…
studies how old ancient objects are often times identifying u…
studies ancient pollen found in soil and rocks to describe th…
linguist
studies languages comparing them for similarities
geologist
studies and explains the changes in the earth's surface that…
Prehistory
Nomads
Neolithic age
Archaeologist
Prime meridian
A person who travels does not have a permanent home
The time when people switched from hunting to farming
Someone who studies fossils
The vertical line on earth at zero
Nomads
A person who travels does not have a permanent home
Neolithic age
The time when people switched from hunting to farming
15 terms
Prehistory
prehistory
hominid
ancestor
tool
the time before there was writing
an early ancestor of humans
a relative who lived in the past
any handheld object that has been modified to help a person a…
prehistory
the time before there was writing
hominid
an early ancestor of humans
11 terms
Prehistory
Culture
Archaeologists
Artifacts
Paleontologists
Peoples unique way of life
Specially trained scientists who learn about early people by…
Human made objects such as tools or jewelry; these items migh…
Study fossils
Culture
Peoples unique way of life
Archaeologists
Specially trained scientists who learn about early people by…
12 terms
Prehistory
Prehistory
Archaeology
Artifacts
Fossils
Time before written history
Study of human life and culture through material remains.
Objects made or modified by humans
Rocklike remains of biological organisms
Prehistory
Time before written history
Archaeology
Study of human life and culture through material remains.
Prehistory
Prehistory
Geopolitics
Paleolithic
Characteristics of the Paleolithic Era
Period of time before history was recorded (before a system o…
"Political geography" - analyzes the geography impacts politi…
(Old Stone Age) a long period of human development before the…
Hunter-gatherer lifestyle, relative gender equality, use of s…
Prehistory
Period of time before history was recorded (before a system o…
Geopolitics
"Political geography" - analyzes the geography impacts politi…
Prehistory
Australopithecus
Homo Sapiens
Anthropologist
Archaeologist
"Lucy" First human like creature: 3.2 million years ago
Human species
The study of the origins and development of people and their…
A specialized branch of anthropology
Australopithecus
"Lucy" First human like creature: 3.2 million years ago
Homo Sapiens
Human species
40 terms
Prehistory
A complex culture in which large numbe…
designates the early period of human h…
Selective growing or breeding of plant…
The first domesticated animal
Civilization
Paleolithic age
Domestication
dog
A complex culture in which large numbe…
Civilization
designates the early period of human h…
Paleolithic age
8 terms
Prehistory
Homo Habilis
Homo erectus
Homo sapiens
Accomplishments of the paleolithic age
1st to use tools
1st to walk upright
1. "Thinking mad". ... Cro magnon(Early modern humans) lived 35,…
Fire, tools, spoken language, art, and religion
Homo Habilis
1st to use tools
Homo erectus
1st to walk upright
55 terms
Prehistory
Layer of buildup in prehistoric cave :…
Layer of buildup in prehistoric cave:…
Palientologist
Geologist
Natural material buildup
Blocks fall off the ceiling slowly building up
Tells geological age of remains
Determines climate conditions
Layer of buildup in prehistoric cave :…
Natural material buildup
Layer of buildup in prehistoric cave:…
Blocks fall off the ceiling slowly building up
Prehistory
Paleolithic Age (Old Stone Age)
early hunter-gatherer societies
mesolithic age (middle)
neolithic age (new)
simple stone tools... people spread across land following food
kins group (20-40 fam.)... clan... tribe... equal sexes... develop tools…
12,000-8000 B.C. (started at end of the last ice age)... dogs do…
8000 BC ... agriculture - women ... neolithic revolution... increase i…
Paleolithic Age (Old Stone Age)
simple stone tools... people spread across land following food
early hunter-gatherer societies
kins group (20-40 fam.)... clan... tribe... equal sexes... develop tools…
9 terms
Prehistory
Australopithecus
Homo Habilis
Homo erectus
Homo sapiens/ Neandrathal
1. Could stand and walk upright... 2. Vegetarian ... 3. Had opposab…
1. Created stone tools... 2. Found in east Africa ... 3. Lived in n…
1. Larger and more varied tools... 2. Created fire... 3. More advan…
1. Found in Neander valley Germany ... 2. First humans to bury d…
Australopithecus
1. Could stand and walk upright... 2. Vegetarian ... 3. Had opposab…
Homo Habilis
1. Created stone tools... 2. Found in east Africa ... 3. Lived in n…
26 terms
Prehistory
Paleolithic
Neolithic
Hominids
Louis Leaky
The old stone age with hunting and gathering, remarkable art,…
Began in the middle east. Had food production, polished stone…
Humans and relatives of humans closer than chimpanzees
A British paleoanthropologist and archaeologist whose work wa…
Paleolithic
The old stone age with hunting and gathering, remarkable art,…
Neolithic
Began in the middle east. Had food production, polished stone…
9 terms
Prehistory
Animism
Anthropologist
Archaeologist
Ardipithecus
The belief in a supernatural power that organizes and animate…
One who studies the origins and development of people and the…
Studies past people and cultures by studying artifacts
"Ardi" An early hominid who lived 4.4 million years ago, and…
Animism
The belief in a supernatural power that organizes and animate…
Anthropologist
One who studies the origins and development of people and the…
9 terms
Prehistory
Culture
Nomads
Hunter-Gatherers
Paleolithic Age
A way of life developed by the people in the area
People who normally travel in groups and do not reside in one…
Self-explanatory. People hunted for food and gathered herbs
The age in which tools were used by humans
Culture
A way of life developed by the people in the area
Nomads
People who normally travel in groups and do not reside in one…
28 terms
Prehistory
Historian
Archaeology
Artifacts
Scholars who study and write about the historical past
Branch of anthropology is the study of the people's past and…
Objects made by human beings. Tools weapons pottery clothing…
Historian
Scholars who study and write about the historical past
Archaeology
Branch of anthropology is the study of the people's past and…
18 terms
Prehistory
Prehistory
Archaeology
Artifacts
Early People
It is a long period of time before people developed systems o…
It is the study of the past cultures through the things that…
They are objects that are made from people a long time ago. *…
They described hunters and foot gatherers. They lived in part…
Prehistory
It is a long period of time before people developed systems o…
Archaeology
It is the study of the past cultures through the things that…
Prehistory
Nomads
Culture
Archeologist
Prehistory
A member of a group that has no specific home and moves from…
Beliefs, customs, or arts
Someone who studies ancient past through material remains
Period of time before written records
Nomads
A member of a group that has no specific home and moves from…
Culture
Beliefs, customs, or arts
23 terms
prehistory
the new stone age is also known as
Neolithic farming communities divided…
graves with food and artifacts have le…
what is the basic difference between t…
Neolithic age
free time
in life after death
new stone age people changed from being hunters and gatherers…
the new stone age is also known as
Neolithic age
Neolithic farming communities divided…
free time
20 terms
Prehistory
Nomads
Culture
Archeologists
Prehistory
a member of a people having no permanent abode, and who trave…
the arts and other manifestations of human intellectual achie…
an archaeologist is a person who studies human history, parti…
Is a time before recorded history
Nomads
a member of a people having no permanent abode, and who trave…
Culture
the arts and other manifestations of human intellectual achie…
Prehistory
Prehistory
Historians
Artifacts
Anthropology
what we call the long period of time before people invented w…
are scholars who study and write about the past
objects made by humans. that helps us understand how they lived
person who studies about the origins and development of their…
Prehistory
what we call the long period of time before people invented w…
Historians
are scholars who study and write about the past
52 terms
Prehistory
Prehistory
History
Historians
Archaeology
The time before there was writing; to study prehistory, histo…
Study of the past.
People who study and write about the human past.
Study of the past based on what people left behind.
Prehistory
The time before there was writing; to study prehistory, histo…
History
Study of the past.
prehistory
What is The Definition of History
What is The Definition of Prehistory
Paleolithic Age is The
Neolithic Age is The
The Systematic Study of Causes and Effects of Human Actions o…
Before Written Records
Old Stone Age
New Stone Age
What is The Definition of History
The Systematic Study of Causes and Effects of Human Actions o…
What is The Definition of Prehistory
Before Written Records
Prehistory
Homo Sapiens
Hunter-Gatherers
Paleolithic
Culture
Modern man
People who depended on animals and plants for food
Old Stone Age (2.5 million- 8000 BCE)
A set of beliefs, knowledge, and patterns of living a group o…
Homo Sapiens
Modern man
Hunter-Gatherers
People who depended on animals and plants for food
prehistory
BC
AD
age of universe
age of earth
before christ (common era)
Anno Domini (common era)
20 bil yrs old
4.5 bil yrs old
BC
before christ (common era)
AD
Anno Domini (common era)
7 terms
Prehistory
Lucy
Paleolithic Age
Neanderthals
Homo Sapiens Sapiens
Australopithecus - first known human
Tools and fire usage (tools on tools on tools)
An evolution of Homo Sapiens (not Homo Sapiens Sapiens)
An evolution of Homo Sapiens (not Neanderthals)
Lucy
Australopithecus - first known human
Paleolithic Age
Tools and fire usage (tools on tools on tools)
Prehistory
Paleolithic Age
Neolithic Age
Homo Sapiens
Cuneiform
"Old Stone Age," lasted from 2,5 million-8,00 BC, many tools…
"New Stone Age," lasted from 8,000-3,000 BC, in which humans…
Species name for modern humans, means "wise man"
Created in 2,300 BCE by Sumerians as a system of writing
Paleolithic Age
"Old Stone Age," lasted from 2,5 million-8,00 BC, many tools…
Neolithic Age
"New Stone Age," lasted from 8,000-3,000 BC, in which humans…
Prehistory
history
prehistory
stone age
hunters and gathers
Written and other recorded events of people
Time before writing was invented
The period of time when humans relied primarily on stone tools.
People who survive by searching for wild plants and animals.
history
Written and other recorded events of people
prehistory
Time before writing was invented
44 terms
prehistory
prehistory
australopithecines
homohabilis
homo erectus
period of time brfore people developed writing
first creatures to walk upright
first hominids to make tools out of stone. has 50% more brain…
first hominids to leave Africa. learned to use and control fire
prehistory
period of time brfore people developed writing
australopithecines
first creatures to walk upright
76 terms
Prehistory
Era-
Paleolithic-
Neolithic-
Society-
Long amount of time in history
"Old Stone Age" A period of time when early man started using…
"New Stone Age" A period of time when man started using stone…
A large group of people living together
Era-
Long amount of time in history
Paleolithic-
"Old Stone Age" A period of time when early man started using…
prehistory
homo erectus
Australopithecus
homo habilis
Neanderthal
first to leave Africa
developed by 4 million BCE
the first tools were developed by this species
settled mostly in Europe and SW Asia
homo erectus
first to leave Africa
Australopithecus
developed by 4 million BCE
18 terms
Prehistory
Neolithic
Pangea
Homo Sapien Sapien
Prehistory
New Stone Age, began 8000B.C. and ended 3000B.C.
supercontinent
Cro-Magnons, 40,000 years ago, identical to most humans, stro…
the period of time before written records
Neolithic
New Stone Age, began 8000B.C. and ended 3000B.C.
Pangea
supercontinent
Prehistory
pre-history
cultural anthropology
biological anthropology
linguistics
the study of history before written documents/literacy
The scientific study of the development of human cultures bas…
Scientific discipline concerned with the biological and behav…
The study of the development of language families.
pre-history
the study of history before written documents/literacy
cultural anthropology
The scientific study of the development of human cultures bas…
42 terms
Prehistory
Monarchy
Primary Source
Bias
Prehistory
A ruler who is like a king or queen who inherits position fro…
First hand piece of evidence,
An unreasoned, emotional judgement about people or events
The time before people could write
Monarchy
A ruler who is like a king or queen who inherits position fro…
Primary Source
First hand piece of evidence,
34 terms
prehistory
paleolithic
animism
homo erectus
homo sapiens sapiens
old stone age
worship of spirits in nature
humans in the beginning of the paleolithic age
humans in the end of the paleolithic age/mesolithic age/from…
paleolithic
old stone age
animism
worship of spirits in nature
16 terms
prehistory
artifacts
fossils
primary source
secondary source
anything man made
remains or imprints of something that was once living
something created or written by someone who was there
something created or documented by someone who was not at the…
artifacts
anything man made
fossils
remains or imprints of something that was once living
22 terms
Prehistory
Apollo 11 Cave Stone... Artist unknown ... 2…
Hall of Bulls... Artist unknown... 16,000 -…
Camelid sacrum in the shape of a canin…
Running Horned Woman... Artist unknown... 6,…
Apollo 11 Cave Stone... Artist unknown ... 2…
Hall of Bulls... Artist unknown... 16,000 -…
49 terms
prehistory
geography
prehistory
culture
artifact
the study of people, their environment & the resources availa…
period of time before humans invented writing
the way a people group express their values & beliefs
objects made by humans
geography
the study of people, their environment & the resources availa…
prehistory
period of time before humans invented writing
39 terms
prehistory
prehistory
3 major eras of prehistory
what happens after prehistory
how do we know about prehistory
time before writing
homonids, paleollithic, neolithic
history
artificats, fossils, and ruins of places
prehistory
time before writing
3 major eras of prehistory
homonids, paleollithic, neolithic
19 terms
Prehistory
What do scientist study to learn about…
What did people do to survive before f…
Archeologist
Irrigation
They relied on the clues they found to learn about.They studi…
They were nomads.They moved from place to place.
A scientIst who works in a field of archeology
Supplying land with water through a network of canals.
What do scientist study to learn about…
They relied on the clues they found to learn about.They studi…
What did people do to survive before f…
They were nomads.They moved from place to place.
31 terms
Prehistory
Prehistory of humans
Longer humans have been there
What happened between 50,000 and 2,000…
What was the Era of Abundance
Beginning of human kind was in east africa. Because humans ha…
The longer the spread of humans and their contact with megafa…
Late Pleistocene Extinction Event
1500s to 1849. The era where people thought wildlife would ne…
Prehistory of humans
Beginning of human kind was in east africa. Because humans ha…
Longer humans have been there
The longer the spread of humans and their contact with megafa…
12 terms
Prehistory
Prehistory
Stone Age
Hunters and Gatherers
Ice Age
The history of humans before the development of writing
Period in which hominids used stone tools
People who get food by hunting wild animals and gathering wil…
Period from 2.5 million years ago to 12,000 years ago when gl…
Prehistory
The history of humans before the development of writing
Stone Age
Period in which hominids used stone tools
Prehistory
Nomads
Culture
Archaeologists
Prehistory
No permanent place, moves usually seasonally; moves
Civilizations beliefs/religion, technology, government, langu…
Studies human history and prehistory through artifacts
Before written records
Nomads
No permanent place, moves usually seasonally; moves
Culture
Civilizations beliefs/religion, technology, government, langu…
30 terms
Prehistory
prehistory
artifact
fossil
primary source
time before written records
man-made object from the past
the remains of a natural object
an original object or document
prehistory
time before written records
artifact
man-made object from the past
Prehistory
Paleolithic
Years?
What did they do?
Who?
"Old Stone" Age
2,500,000-10,000 BCE
made tools
hunters(men)& gatherers(women)
Paleolithic
"Old Stone" Age
Years?
2,500,000-10,000 BCE
11 terms
Prehistory
Apollo 11 Stones. Nambia. c. 25,000-25…
Great Hall of the Bulls. Lascaux, Fran…
Camelid sacrum in the shape of a canin…
Running Horned Women. Tassil n'Ajjer,…
Apollo 11 Stones. Nambia. c. 25,000-25…
Great Hall of the Bulls. Lascaux, Fran…
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