What were the earliest humans like?
Well, we don´t know because there are no written records of prehistoric peoples, scientists have to piece together information about the past.
Paleolithic Age, lasted from about 2.5 million to 8000 B.C. The oldest stone chopping tools date back to this era.
Neolithic Age, began about 8000 B.C. and ended as early as 3000 B.C. in some areas.
The Stone Age learned to polish stone tools, make pottery, grow crops, and raise animals.
Australopithecines • 4 million to 1 million B.C. • found in southern and eastern Africa • brain size 500 cm3 (cubic centimeters) • first humanlike creature to walk upright.
Homo Habilis • 2.5 million to 1.5 million B.C. • found in East Africa • brain size 700 cm3 • first to make stone tools 8
Homo erectus • 1.6 million to 30,000 B.C. • found in Africa, Asia, and Europe • brain size 1,000 cm3
Neanderthal - 200,000 to 30,000 B.C. - found in Europe and - Southwest Asia - brain size 1,450 cm3 - 1 million years ago - first to have ritual burials
Cro- Magnon - 40,000 to 8000 B.C. - found in Europe - brain size 1,400 cm3 - fully modern humans - created art
Early Human Migration, 1,600,000-10,000 B.C.
Newly discovered fossils in Chad and Kenya, dating between 6 and 7 million years old, have some apelike features but also some that resemble hominids.
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