Normal Size Small Size show me how
|The time before written records
|The time after people started keeping written records
|The earliest known period of human culture
|refers to the "Old" Stone Age
|Term for the "Middle" Stone Age
|Term given for the new Stone Age when man began farming and herding animals
|Time period following the Stone Age when mankind began making weapons and tools out of bronze
|The study of ancient times, ancient people, and ancient cultures through the digging up on excavation of ancient cities, buildings, tombs, etc.
|To dig up
|Objects made by humans that were left behind: tools, weapons, potery, etc.
|To move from place to place
|People who have no settled or permanent home and move from place to place
|A person who obtains food by hunting animals, gathering plants, and moves when food becomes scarce
|Term used to describes soil that is rich in nutrients
|To tame animals and breed them for human use
|The supplying of land with water
|A person skilled in a specific trade (like a basket weaver)- skilled worker
|A society with cities, a central government, official leaders and various other occupation
|The development of occupations or jobs
|A person who studies the past and examines artifacts.