The Early Life of Human

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    Homo habilis 2.5 million to 1.5 million B.C.

    Homo habilis 2.5 million to 1.5 million B.C.
    2.5 million to 1.5 million B.C. Homo habilis were the first human like creatures to create and use tools to help them survive.
  • Period: 150 to

    Original Timeline From Stone Age to Present Day 2.5 million B.C. to 2011

  • Period: 150 to

    Paleolithic Age(Old Stone Age) 2.5 million to 8000 b.c.

    The paleolithic age lasted from 2.5 million to 8000 b.c.
  • Period: 150 to Sep 1, 1500

    Stone Age 2.5 million B.C. to 3000 B.C.

  • 250

    Homo erectus 1.6 million to 30,000 B.C.

    Homo erectus 1.6 million to 30,000 B.C.
    1.6 million to 30,000 B.C. Homo erectus came to be after the homo habilis. These hominids were more intellegent then the homo habilis and used that intellegence to create newer types of tools to help them hunt.
  • 400

    Neanderthal 200,000 to 30,000 B.C.

    Neanderthal 200,000 to 30,000 B.C.
    200,000 to 30,000 B.C. Found in Europe and Southwest Asia the neaderthals were said to have burried their dead as a ritual.
  • Sep 1, 620

    Cro-Magnon 40,000 to 8000 B.C.

    Cro-Magnon 40,000 to 8000 B.C.
    40,000 to 8000 B.C. These prehistoric humans were said to have the same skeletal structure of modern humans. Cro-Magnons would study animals to come up with better hunting strategies. They also developed a type of language that they used to communicate. These hominids also used cave paintings to express themselves.
  • Sep 1, 670


    Nomads- People who would move from one place to another looking for new sources of food. Many cro-magnons were nomads. The nomads created roles for certain people to do like collect berries or go hunting for animals
  • Sep 4, 1400


    One of the first civilivations, Sumer was located in modern Iraq. Sumer was said to have advanced cities and other characteristics that set the apart from the other civilivstions around them
  • Sep 1, 1499

    The city of Ur (3000 B.C.)

    The city of Ur (3000 B.C.)
    Ur was one of the earliest cities in Sumer. This city was said to be an urban civilization that had different social classes and rulers. In this city people created ox-driven plows to help them with their farming. They also set up large irrigation systems to help with the surplus of food.
  • Sep 1, 1500

    Cuneiform (3000 B.C.)

    Cuneiform (3000 B.C.)
    Cuneiform was a system of writing created by Sumerian scribes where symbols represented what you were trying to say.
  • Sep 4, 1500

    The Bronze Age (3000 B.C.)

    The Bronze Age (3000 B.C.)
    During this period in time people in sumer strated to use metal for their tools and to make new types of technology.
  • Period: to

    C.E. (Common Era) (Year 1 to 2011)

    Year 1 to 2011
  • The Discovery of Ur (1922 to 1934)

    The Discovery of Ur (1922 to 1934)
    From 1922 to 1934 archeologist Leonard Woolley found the long-lost civilization of Ur.
  • Agricultural Revolution

    Agricultural Revolution
    During this time period people started to produce food rather than going out and searching for it themselves. Slash-and-burn farming was invented during this time. This method was to cut down the trees and grass then set it on fire to make the field clear then they would plant crops then later return and harvest them.
  • Agriculture in Jarmo

    Agriculture in Jarmo
    In 1950 a group of archeologists descovered a village named Jarmo. The region which Jarmo is located in was said to have been a perfect agricultural spot with all the wheat, barley, pigs, goats, and sheep gowing and living near by.
  • Catal Huyuk

    Catal Huyuk
    Catal Huyuk was an agricultural village where early humans raised sheep, and cattle. Because of the great agricltural surplus there were many skilled wrokers such as potters and weavers. Catal Huyuk was best known for the large supply of obsidian. They used this volcanic rock to create glass mirrors, jewerly, and knives.
  • Period: to Sep 1, 1500

    Neolithic Age(New Stone Age) 8000 B.C. to 3000 B.C.

    The Neolithic Age lasted from 8000 B.C. to 3000 B.C.
  • The discovery of Jarmo (1950)

    The discovery of Jarmo (1950)
    In 1950 a man named Robert Braidwood found animals bones and tools that were made for hunting and farming in a village called Jarmo.
  • Discovery of Catal Huyuk (1958)

    Discovery of Catal Huyuk (1958)
    Archeologists found the village of Catal Huyuk. This agricultural village covered 32 acres and was home to 5,000 to 6,000 people.
  • Lucy's Discovery (1974)

    Lucy's Discovery (1974)
    During an expidition led by Mary Leaky Donald Johanson came across a human like skeleton. They named their discovery Lucy. She had lived about 3.5 million years ago.
  • Neanderthal Bone Flute (1996)

    Neanderthal Bone Flute (1996)
    A group of Canadian adn U.S. researchers found a flute made of bone that seemed to be 43,000 to 82,000 years old. This shows that the neanderthals may of had a type of music.