Stone Age

Evidence of First Ear Surgery

A group of archaeologists have found 5,300-year-old skull in a Spanish tomb, that shows possibly the oldest evidence of ear surgery. Highlights Several cut marks are visible in the skull across the left ear canal. This implies that, surgery may ..



Prehistoric Sites of India, Pakistan and Afghanistan

Afghanistan Kara Kamar Kara Kamar is an upper Palaeolithic site in Afghanistan excavated by Carleton Coon in 1954. It was first site in South Asia whose artefacts were dated by carbon dating. It is a rock-shelter site located within the ..

Inventions of the Bronze Age

Inventions of the Bronze Age include making better tools.  As long as man was dependent upon stone tools, he was limited in the kinds of work he could do. Stone tools and weapons broke easily. To make better tools, man ..

Changes in Human Life in Mesolithic and Neolithic Age

The Palaeolithic age ended by around 8000 BC. After this, a new phase in man’s progress toward civilization started. This age is called Mesolithic (Middle Stone) or the Mesolithic period. Prior to this, the glacial ice retreated and the forests ..

Advances made by Man in New Stone Age

About 8000 B.C. another period in man’s progress toward civilization began. This was the Middle Stone Age, or the Mesolithic period. Before the beginning of this age, the glacial ice retreated and the forests expanded to the north. A few ..

How Stone Age Man Learnt Basic Skills?

Generally, the time span from about 2 million years ago to about 3000 BC is called the Stone Age, because it was a period when man made most of his weapons and tools of stone. The Stone Age is divided ..