arch history exam 1 review

arch history exam 1 review - PREHISTORIC SETTLEMENTS AND...

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PREHISTORIC SETTLEMENTS AND MEGALNTH CONSTRUCTIONS EASTERN EUROPE Human settlement originated at small clan or family level, with sufficient number of people providing mutual assistance to advance in hunting and gathering and joint protection against enemies. Among the earliest huts to be discovered are those at sites in the central Russian plain, (today’s Ukraine) dated about 14000 BCE Constructed of mammoth bones and pine poles, lining of animal skins and central heath, the largest cone shaped hut incorporated Skelton parts from nearly a hundred mammoths in its frame work. Escaatons of town sites suggest that larger communities were a much later development. The existence of urban settlements depends on a n agricultural surplice that enables people to assume specialized roles. (priests, ruler, merchant, craft worker) not directly tied to the production of food. Two of the earliest known urban communities were Jericho, Israel (ca. 8000 BCE) and the trading town Catal Huyuk(6500-5700 BCE) in Antolia, (present day Turkey) Jericho was a fortified settlement , with a stone wall up to twenty-seven feet thick enclosing an area of about ten acres. Its earliest dwellings consisted of circular
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This note was uploaded on 05/02/2011 for the course POLS 207 taught by Professor Peterson during the Fall '07 term at Texas A&M.

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