Toolsedit]. Stone tools were made from a variety of stones. For example, flint and
chert were shaped (or chipped) for use as cutting tools ...
The earliest stone toolmaking developed by at least 2.6 million years ago. The
Early Stone Age includes the most basic stone toolkits made by early humans.
By about 1.76 million years ago, early humans began to make Acheulean
handaxes and other large cutting tools. Explore some examples of Early Stone
The Stone Age
is called the Paleolithic ("old stone
") period by archaeologists, and it covers a vast amount of time. The Stone Age
begins when our earliest hominid ancestors started making stone tools
some 2.5 million years ago; and it ends only 10,000 years ago, when ... More »
High pressure rotary 2D and 3D waterjetting nozzles, swivels, couplers, lances,
positioners, floor cleaners and blasting systems for sewer cleaning, ...
For European and American Stone Age peoples, end scrapers served as heavy-
duty scraping tools that could have been used on animal hides, wood, or bones ...
In the Palaeolithic period, or early stone age, humans developed great skill at
fashioning beautiful tools such as the hand axes shown right. People were ...
Why do we call this time in history the Stone Age? During this time humans used
stone to make tools and stone was used many times as part of the actual tool.
Tools allowed hominids to become the masters of their environments, to hunt, to
build, ... The first such period is referred to as the Paleolithic, or Old Stone Age.