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Unformatted text preview: First writing, pictographic, composed in Near East Bronze first used to make tools in Near East City life spreads to Nile Valley Plow is developed in Near East Accurate calendar based on stellar observation devised in Egypt Stonehenge, most famous of ancient stone monuments, begun in England Pyramids built in Egypt Minoan navigators begin to venture into seas beyond the Mediterranean Variety of gods and heroes glorified in Gilgamesh and other epics in Near Ea Agriculture begins to replace hunting in Europe Copper used in trade in Mediterranean area Corn cultivated in Mexico 11000 10000 9000 8000 6000 5500 5000 4800 4600 Neolithic New Stone Age Copper Age Bronze Age Geology Archeology Years Ago Holocene (cont.)...
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This note was uploaded on 11/18/2011 for the course HIST 302 taught by Professor Jensic during the Summer '10 term at Purdue University-West Lafayette.
- Summer '10