Prehistory means literally "before history", from the Latin word for "before," præ,
and Greek ιστορία. Human prehistory is the period from ...
The Prehistoric Period consists of time periods in the origin and evolution of ...
Humans have walked the Earth for 190,000 years, a mere blip in Earth's 4.5-
billion-year history. A lot has happened in that time. Earth formed and oxygen
This "Prehistoric" period — before writing and civilizations — is called the Stone
Age and is extremely valuable to our understanding of our earliest hominid ...
Divisions of Prehistoric Times.--The long period of prehistoric times is divided into
different ages which are named from the material which man used in the ...
These are the major named cultural/time periods used by archeologists as a
broad chronological or culture history framework for the 13,000-year prehistoric ...
To put these geologic periods in the proper context, you should bear in mind that
the Triassic, Jurassic and Cretaceous don't cover all of prehistory, not by a long ...
Prehistory is the period that begins with the appearance of the human being,
about five million years ago, and finishes with the invention of writing, about
In India, the prehistoric period is divided into the Paleolithic (Old Stone Age),
Mesolithic (Middle Stone Age), Neolithic (New Stone Age) and the Metal Age.
The prehistoric period is divided into three 'ages'. They are known as the Stone
Age, the Bronze Age and the Iron Age. Click on the image to find out more.