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1

When did Homosapiens appear?

Around 400,000 years ago.

2

Paleolithic refers to what in greek?

"Old Stone"

3

What 3 phases is the Paleolithic period divided in?

Lower, Middle and Upper

4

The division of the Paleolithic period is based on what.

Objects found in layers of excavation.

5

Paleolithic and the Neolithic both make up what age?

Stone Age

6

What did humans make long before art?

Tools

7

The first tools have been found at sites such as?

Olduvai Gorge, Tanzania

8

What years did the homeosapiens replace the neanderthal in the world?

Aroung 38,000-33,000 BCE

9

Why did we outlast the neanderthals?

Because of our mental capability to survive.

10

The world's earliest pieces of art came from where?

South Africa, 77,000 BCE Blomber's Cave.

11

What were the first pieces of art?

2 blocks of red ocher.

12

What were the 2 blocks of red ocher used for?

Possibly Crayons

13

The Lion Human is from where and dates back to what?

Hohlenstein Germany, 30,000-26,000 BCE

14

Most human figurines in the Upper Paleolithic Period are what?

Female

15

The most famous of the figureines of the Upper Paleolithic period is the what?

Woman from Willendorf

16

Woman from Willendorf came from what country at what era?

Austria at 24,000 BCE

17

Leroy Mcdermott;s theory was that the female figurines were what?

The artists were pregnant women that were looking down at their bodies, this explaines the small feet of the sculptures.