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1/7The Stone AgeStone Age art illustrates early human creativity through small portableobjects, cave paintings, and early sculpture and architecture.Learning ObjectivesCreate a timeline of the Paleolithic, Mesolithic, and Neolithic Periods ofthe Stone Age, giving a brief description of the art from each periodKey TakeawaysKey PointsThe Stone Age lasted from 30,000 BCE to about 3,000 BCE and isnamed after the main technological tool developed at that time:stone. It ended with the advent of the Bronze Age and Iron Age .The Stone Age is divided in three distinct periods: the PaleolithicPeriod or Old Stone Age (30,000 BCE–10,000 BCE), the MesolithicPeriod or Middle Stone Age (10,000 BCE–8,000 BCE), and theNeolithic Period or New Stone Age (8,000 BCE–3,000 BCE).The art of the Stone Age represents the ±rst accomplishments inhuman creativity, preceding the invention of writing.Key TermsParietal Art:Paintings, murals, drawings, etchings, carvings, andpecked artwork on the interior of rock shelters and caves; alsoknown as cave art.prehistory:The span of time before recorded history; all the timepreceding human existence and the invention of writing.Unknown datePrehistoric ArtThe Stone Age
4/28/2020The Stone Age | Boundless Art History2/7Nomad:A member of a community of people who move from oneplace to another, rather than settling permanently in one location.The Stone AgeThe Stone Age is the ±rst of the three-age system of archaeology,which divides human technological prehistory into three periods: theStone Age, Bronze Age, and Iron Age. The Stone Age lasted roughly 3.4million years, from 30,000 BCE to about 3,000 BCE, and ended with theadvent of metalworking.

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