By: Amy P Storms
The magical world of Discovery.The natural curiosity that abounds in all children is a tool to be harnessed in their education. One important subject that children should be taught about is archaelogy. Archaeology is the study of our human past, and children have so...
By: T S Campbell
The true origin of glass making is unknown. What is known, is that the earliest use of glass was most certainly natural glass made by volcanic eruption. Called obsidian, it's a shiny substance that can be black, orange, grey or green in color. Its sharp...
By: Gina Gallacher
What Is An Artifact in Archaeology?An artifact is any object, organic or inorganic, that has been produced or modified by human culture. The study of artifacts, or "finds", is the methodology used by Archaeologists in determining the age of a particular archaeological site. This...
By: Roberta Lee Small
Science has established by DNA the existence of a woman who lived 200,000 years ago in Africa, and through our maternal lineage, every person alive today converges back to this ancient woman. For many years it was thought that we are from the Neanderthal...
By: Gordon Hamilton
The Stone Age is the now somewhat redundant collective expression for the periods in man's history more properly defined as the Palaeolithic, Mesolithic and Neolithic and covers a time span of more than two million years. It includes the period of the most recent Ice...
By: Gemma Wiseman
The Iron Age was the age of alternatives and innovations. Some countries slipped from the Stone Age to the Iron Age without the intermediary Bronze Age. Some were surrounded by Iron Age progress, yet remained at various levels of the Stone Age. Some countries utilized...
By: Gordon Hamilton
The very mention of "Aryan" or "Aryan people" in modern times perhaps immediately and understandably conjures up images of swastikas, iron crosses and other associated Nazi apparel. It is indeed a fact that since the defeat of Nazi Germany, the term "Aryan" has largely been...
By: G. Everett
A Danish archaeologist Christian Thomsen first coined the Stone Age, the Bronze Age and the Iron Age as the Three-Age System. These can easily be identified by their descriptive names. Copper and bronze, 10% tin and 90% copper, became the first metals that started the...
By: Louanne Cox
Prehistoric Europe is an enormous subject encompassing such a large period of time and several different cultures. I am going to break it down to Pre- Pleistocene, the Paleolithic, the Neolithic, the Chalcolithic ,the Bronze Age & the Iron Age.Pre-PleistoceneA number of Pre-Pleistocene climate...
By: Tenebris
Human prehistory in Europe is commonly believed to begin with the creation of stone tools by at least three species of human beings during the lower Palaeolithic period, approximately a million years ago. These tools gradually grew more sophisticated, until by the beginning of the...

 

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