prehistoric culture

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Noun1.prehistoric culture - the time during the development of human culture before the appearance of the written wordprehistoric culture - the time during the development of human culture before the appearance of the written word
period, period of time, time period - an amount of time; "a time period of 30 years"; "hastened the period of time of his recovery"; "Picasso's blue period"
Bronze Age - (archeology) a period between the Stone and Iron Ages, characterized by the manufacture and use of bronze tools and weapons
Iron Age - (archeology) the period following the Bronze Age; characterized by rapid spread of iron tools and weapons
Stone Age - (archeology) the earliest known period of human culture, characterized by the use of stone implements
glacial epoch, glacial period, ice age - any period of time during which glaciers covered a large part of the earth's surface; "the most recent ice age was during the Pleistocene"
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com/bones-artifacts-ancient-americans-show-advanced-prehistoric-culture-2543324) Ancient American Artifacts Show Advanced Prehistoric Culture
Nine papers selected for publication from presentations at the 2007 annual meeting of the European Association of Archaeologists, in Zadar, Croatia explore prehistoric culture west of the Black Sea as an element in a circum-pontic culture and in European culture more broadly.
The imposition of a Rooney Rule in English football would require a more transparent recruitment process and that is anathema to our prehistoric culture.
As the first comprehensive history of New Mexico in 30 years, the authors describe the prehistoric culture of the ancient inhabitants, the Spanish explorers, admission to the Union in 1912, and modernization wrought by the needs of the atomic era, which also brought world-wide recognition to New Mexico.
For example, Oswald tells us that Mesa Verde National Park in Colorado was "the first tract of land set aside to protect a prehistoric culture and its ruins, pottery, tools, and other ancient artifacts.
The finds have provided vital information for the research of the prehistoric culture of the region, he said.
Kuper is thrilled at the find: "Now we have increasing evidence how rich the prehistoric culture in the Eastern Sahara was.
During private excavation campaigns, Max von Oppenheim, who spoke Arabic like a native, uncovered evidence of a previously unheard-of prehistoric culture in Tell Halaf in Syria.
Although the elements are abstract and each rewards individual examination, their impact derives from the collective presentation and their oddly humanoid presence, as if they were chess pieces, a battalion of tin soldiers, or the incomprehensible remnants of some forgotten prehistoric culture.
Suggesting that Egyptian civilization is at least 50,000 years old instead of 5,000, and that it connected life and death in an initiatory transition rather than merely being obsessed with death, Egypt: Child Of Atlantis discusses such powerful ideas as the possibility of a worldwide prehistoric culture, Egyptian magic, the esoteric signifigance of the sphinx and the pyramids, and much more.
The magnet for international archeologists is Kilmartin House Museum of Ancient Culture, a showcase for Scotland's prehistoric culture.