METAL AGES AND PALAEOLITHIC AGE

Timeline created by ex tusirei
In History
  • 250,000 BCE

    LOWER PALAEOLITHIC

    LOWER PALAEOLITHIC
    This was the longest of the three periods. The hominiods learnt to carve stone. These tools are called bifaces.
  • 45,000 BCE

    MIDDLE PALAEOLITHIC

    MIDDLE PALAEOLITHIC
    They perfected tool-making and used smaller stone chips for carving. They began using other materials, like bone, and created new utensils: nives, arrowheads, harpoons for fishing, and sewing needles
  • 8,000 BCE

    UPPER PALAEOLITHIC

    UPPER PALAEOLITHIC
    The first spiritual and artistic expressions appeared.They made stones figures representing Venus the goddess of fertility
  • 4,000 BCE

    COPPER AGE

    COPPER AGE
    Copper tools and weapons were very fragile
  • 3,000 BCE

    BRONZE AGE

    BRONZE AGE
    Bronze, an alloy of copper and tin, was more resistant. They used it to make farming tools and sophisticated weapons
  • 1,000 BCE

    IRON AGE

    IRON AGE
    Iron was more abundant and resistant than the previous metals