Prehistory. 1. What do we call Prehistory ?. From the emergence of our ancestors , 5 million years ago , to the invention of writing , 5000 years ago. There were no written texts. Paleolithic Age 5 million years ago. Hunting and gathering.
Fromtheemergence of ourancestors, 5 millionyearsago, to theinvention of writing, 5000 yearsago
Therewere no writtentexts
PaleolithicAge 5 millionyears ago. Hunting and gathering
NeoliticAge 11.000 years, theystarted to live in villages, practisedagriculture and raisedcattle
Metal Ages 7000 years ago. Theystarted to use metal to createobjects
Time difficult to study due to the shortage of the remains and the absence of writing.
Remainsconverted in fossils: turningintostone
They appear in archaeological sites
Archaeologists: experts responsible for researching, digging up and studying material remains to find out how were our ancestors and their life. They work together with other scientists like geneticists, paleontologists and anthropologists.
The first humans appeared in Africa t about 5 million years. Since then underwent changes that led them from beings with characteristics similar to apes, to the species we are today.
It was not a linear process, some species coexisted in time and other extinct were replaced by other beings
Os primeiros humanos trasladábansedun lugar a outrona procura de comida. Cada vez cara a lugares máisafastados.
The Paleolithic Age goes from the emergence of the first human being, 5 million years ago, to the invention of agriculture and cattle, 11000 years ago.
People organized in tribes, hunting, fishing and gathering. They did not live in a fixed site and created manufactured tools.
Theybelieved in supernatural forces theyburiedthedeath
35000 yearsago first art
They store food
Life in villages
Builtwithbig blocks of stone
1 millionyearsago, humas wentout of Africa and arrived to Europe