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Meaning of Colonies?

Country's or regions taken over and controlled by another state.

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Meaning of Catal huyuk ?

Probly the worlds first city in modern day Turkey

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Meaning of Hunter -gatherers?

People who live by hunting animals and gathering food from the wild

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Meaning of Cuneiform?

A writing system in which lines were drawn as wedge shaped marks

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Meaning of Agriculture?

Farming and herding animals

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Meaning of fossils?

Remains of plants or animals found in rocks

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Meaning of palaeontologist?

A scientists who studies fossils

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Meaning of homo-ergaster

The first human-like species to appear in Africa

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Meaning of Middens?

Coastal refuse heaps that contain evidence of the past

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Meaning of nomadic?

Moving from place to place rather than living in one settled community.

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Meaning of Fertile Crescent

the area now mainly covered by what we know as Jordan, Syria,Lebbanon aswell as Israel

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Meaning of Flint ?

A very hard stone useful for tools and making sparks to start fires