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In history we have an era called Pre-history which is history before humanity left written records During this period archeologist named these early periods of human culture from the materials used at the time They called this the Old Stone Paleolithic age This was around 3000 BC were people used chipped stone tools Also the development of farming and the use of stone implements marked the beginning of the New Stone age Neolithic About 3000 BC the invention of bronze led to the Bronze Age Here new forms of human life and society were found All this information was retained thanks to historians Historians rely on written sources to put history in order Recent development in science called Carbon-14 helps straighten out chronology This technique whereby radioactive carbon is used helps to date ancient objects within a couple of centuries In the Old Stone Age Paleolithic people left remains scattered in Europe and Asia They took refuge in Africa from the glaciers that moved south over to northern continents These people hunted to eat and fought and killed their enemies They cooked their food specialize tools and sheltered in caves from the cold They also created art At Lascaux France Paleolithic artists left remarkable paintings in limestone caves using vibrant colors depicting deer bison and horses A variety of finds concerning the development of the calendar showed markings whose sequence and intervals may have recorded lunar periods The advance from the Old Stone Age to the New Stone Age was marked by certain major changes found in the Near East The domestication of animals for food was discovered Parallel with this was the domestication of plants for food-a kind of wheat and barley Temporary shelter was replaced by houses The baking of clay vessels were also discovered In Catal Huyuk in Southern Turkey people grew their own grain kept sheep and wove the wool into textiles Variety of pottery and sculptures were found In
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