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Throughout history the ancient world was either ignored by historians or was treated as inconsequential powerless or marginal figures During this time women had some roles that they filled in the ancient world These women exercise power and influence within their respective societies they were wives famer queens and mothers The Neolithic period began about 7000 BCE with the important phase of prehistory and end of the earlier Paleolithic and Mesolithic Neolithic and Paleolithic history shows that women did not live beyond their twenties there wouldnt have been older women to take care of the small children while the younger women were gathering food items Some of these women where from south-west Asia the Middle East south- east Europe and a few other areas In todays world when we talk about history we do not talk about women at all we focus more on men This was because women were not looked on as being equal to men and men took most of the credit on the work The only women that got credit were queens and the wives of important figures during history An example of this is farming which was discover by women but it was assumed that a man created it the truth is that it was made by a women Thus women gather the food not men Men hunted hunting provided twenty percent of the nourishment but on the other hand women regularly produce eighty percent of the tribes total food consumed These actions by women turn into the culture of huntinggathering Women where the first to invent tools but that was credited to men They used bones and stones to dig up roots The spears arrows and knives where use for hunting and numerous other activities This is the reason that men have been given more credit than women Some of the food that was discovered was grain nuts and fruits These were the major foods not meat Women collected
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