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Paleolithic (Old Stone Age): 6 million-10,000 B.C.E. (Be able to identify terms in bold type): 6 million BC Hominids – proto-human creatures descend from trees to the ground 3-2 million BC Australopithicus and homo habilis (tool-making man) 1 million BC Homo erectus (“upright” man) 500,000 BC Fire-making discovered by early humans 100,000 BC Homo sapiens sapiens – “knowing” man; first ritual burial of dead; Neanderthal humans 25,000 BC
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Unformatted text preview: Venus of Willendorf worship of female creative power 20,000 BC Development of the bow and arrow 15,000 BC Cave paintings of Lascaux and Altamira; hunting; stone weapons Symbolism of the cave Phallic symbols Yonic symbols Nature parallels : Concept of masculine Sky God Concept of feminine Mother Earth Concept of sacrifice --12,000 BC Domestication of dogs 7,000 BC Weaving of cloth...
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