Stone Age - Bronze Age - Iron Age How do we know about the Prehistoric Ages? Differences Between the Eras Farming Stone Age Bronze and Iron Age Howick House The Howick house is a Mesolithic site located in Northumberland, England. It was found when an amateur archaeologist noticed flint tools eroding out of a sandy cliff. Skara Brae is a stone-built Neolithic settlement, located on the Bay of Skaill on the west coast of Mainland, Scotland Stonehenge is a prehistoric monument in Wiltshire, England. It consists of a ring of standing stones. Cheddar Man is a human male fossil found in Gough's Cave in Cheddar Gorge, Somerset, England. The skeletal remains date to the Mesolithic. Herodotus is known as the father of history because he was the first historian to collect and systematically document events and create an account. Lindow Man is a preserved bog body. It was the first face of a person from Britain's prehistoric past seen. Around 2000 BC- The Around 1200 BC- The Iron Bronze Age begins. AD 43 - The Iron Age ends. Housing Stone Age hunter-gatherers had to catch or find everything they ate. They moved from place to place in search of food. During the Paleolithic Age, people typically lived in caves or huts. A hearth was always central to their home for warmth and cooking. In the Mesolithic Age there is a transition from caves to huts and homes. The Bronze Age was perhaps the most exciting time in agriculture. Farmers grew crops and vegetables. They kept geese, goats and pigs and had large herds of cows and flocks of sheep. Inside the hill forts, families lived in round houses. These were one-roomed homes with a pointed thatched roof and walls made from wattle and daub. Key Vocabulary AD- Anno Domini. Time from year 0. Archaeologist- Someone who finds and studies historical artefacts. Artefact- An object BC- Before Christ. Before year 0. The Stone Age started around 2. 6 million years ago. Cave Paintings- Paintings on cave walls by early humans. Monument- Something built to remember someone. Prehistoric- The time before recorded history. Preserve- To keep something in good condition.
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