As a result of the revolutionary advances in the Neolithic, settling human communities established the first lasting settlements.
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This animation demonstrates the development of the axe throughout archaeological periods.
The ‘upright man’ used tools and could set fire.
The brain and skull underwent significant changes during human evolution.
These special dolmens located in present-day Netherlands were built about 5,000 years ago.
Structures consisting of enormous stone blocks, dating back thousands of years, are monuments of megalithic cultures.
According to the Bible Noah was ordered by God to build a large vessel to save his family and the animals from the flood
The first dwellings in human history provide a lot of information about the lifestyle of our ancestors.
Villages established in valleys usually consisted of houses built on long and narrow plots of land.
The ancient city located near the river Euphrates was an important Sumerian centre.
The 'wise man' originated in Africa and dispersed throughout most of the continents.
An average Egyptian dwelling consisted of regularly arranged rooms.
These tools, revolutionary even in their simplicity, are still in use today.
The mummified body of a man who probably lived in the Chalcolithic period, was found in one of the glaciers of the Alps.
Ziggurats were typical terraced step pyramids used as temples in ancient Mesopotamia.
Large construction sites provide archaeologists searching for artefacts with a great deal of work.
The world famous monument in England still poses mysteries for archaeologist.
The ancient city of Babylon was built on the banks of the Euphrates River in Mesopotamia.