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 ...
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 ...
Most of the history of the ancient world has been collected by archaeologists, built in part by the use of fragmentary records, but also through myriad dating techniques. Each of the world history timelines on this list are part of larger resources addressing the cultu... More »
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
Prehistoric time line, geologic time scale, photos, facts, maps, and more from
Velociraptor, one of the best-known dinosaurs of the Cretaceous period - Andrew
Bret ... Jurassic and Cretaceous don't cover all of prehistory, not by a long shot.
The cultural legacy of Egypt in this period is well known. The pyramid of Cheops (
2600 B.C.E.) is but the most obvious monument to their skill. In the plain ...
Prehistory is a term used to describe the period before recorded history (i.e.