This is the same study guide that you have in your Course Packet. The answers are in red.

Paleolithic vs. Neolithic

 

Paleolithic

Neolithic

 

"paleo" = old

"lithic" = stone

"neo" = new

"lithic" = stone

Hunt or farm?

Nomadic = Moving constantly, always following herds. Neolithic Revolution = Domestication of plants and animals.

Dwellings:

Mouths of caves, huts, skin tents. Mud brick supported by timber, plastered walls and floors, and fortifications (towers, walls). Community life.

Permanent stuctures built?

No. Yes (houses, cromlechs, dolmen).

Tools:

Chipped stone. Polished stone (obsidian), woven baskets, clay vessels.

Clothes:

Animal skins. Animal skins, woven garments.

Art:

Cave paintings, sculpture, relief. Wall paintings, sculpture, relief.

Sculpture material:

Stone, mammoth ivory, reindeer horn. Stone, clay (baked).

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