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Unformatted text preview: Prehistoric Era: Paleolithic —early stone age, last great ice age, land bridge, migration, nomadic ppl, temporary shelters, cave paintings, art is shift from simple to complex, means to bring order, jewelry to distinguish groups/classes, Woman of Willendorf, portable goddess, Lascaux cave, back of cave, spiritually important, bull symbol of power, women were gatherers, raised kids, high infant mortality rate, teach men to hunt, spirit traps (shamen), women painted?, sketched first Mesolithic —middle stone age, continents spread out, flood story, water rose, change in weather, more gathering and earliest attempts at farming, camped along rivers, more groups of ppl, men have arrows and headdresses to show ranking, dog domesticated Neolithic —new stone age, agriculture fully developed, birth of civilization, increased social stratification, more irrigation, stone henge, permanent villages, architecture, ppl had more free time to do leisurely things, priests didn’t share knowledge (seemed powerful), more specialized...
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This note was uploaded on 04/18/2008 for the course HUM 111 taught by Professor Sorrell during the Fall '06 term at Pepperdine.
- Fall '06