Prehistory3 millions years ago - 5,000 years ago the first stone tools, the invention of writing systems. Devided into a three age system.
Eurocentric - Eurasia and North Africa.
Stone Age3.4 millions year - 8700 to 20000 BCE, first use of stone tools, metalworking, subdivided by the types os stone tools used, contemporaneous with the evolution of the genus Homo.
Lower PaleolithicIs the "Late Stone Age" and they learn to control fire acheulean manufacture.
Middle PaleolitgicHunting and gathering, homo erectus coexisted with Neanderthals.
Upper PaleolithicHomo sapiens thrived and Neanderthals extinguished, sedentism and end of the final glaciation.
MesolithicHomo and Canis begin to coexist in symbiosis and Humans started to domesticate plants and animals.
NeolithicPottery manufacture, polished stone tools, neolithic revolution / Agricultural Revolution.