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Stone Age

Paleolithic Age 

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a rock with concentric triangles painted in light yellowish red to dark reddish brown have been found. This indicates sufficiency of food and other resources.  3. This indicates pagan worship. Their houses were made of stone.e. no chiefs etc. a rock with concentric triangles  painted  in  light  yellowish  red  to  dark  reddish  brown have been found. In the middle of a circular platform made of sandstone rubble. Religion 1. Some sites were connected to specific activities. Their social organization was "band based" i. In the middle of a circular platform made of sandstone rubble. they  were organized in  a small group which moved together. Baghor I in MP from upper paleolithic. There were no formal institutions. No one had a superior claim on the resources. Baghor I. The pieces of the rock when joined together form a triangle itself.middle paleolithic.com/Home.action#n=c4922128­bda5­405f­9f06­cb1e2162df9c&b=7219d38b­665a­4fff­9232­12b05d6c5d05&ses=4&sh=1&sds=5& 2/4 . Bhimbetka.people came. In the auditorium cave of Bhimbetka. They lived in more or less permanent homes. Patne ostrich shell.  Mesolithic Age https://www.    Community Life 1. wood. There was division of labor based on age and sex. Time period is lower . 2. 2. upper paleolithic site.1/9/2016 Stone Age | Evernote Web Art 1. There were some sites which served as temporary habitation only . grass. leaves etc.evernote. 2. One explanation is that it was used as a gong in some kind of ritual. lived for a certain part of an year and went away. one rock with 7 cup engravings and another rock with one single large cup mark along with a meandering line has been found.

 Snakes are absent. https://www.com/Home. The paintings show fetus in a womb.1/9/2016 Stone Age | Evernote Web Art  1. The paintings show animals singly as well as being hunted. 2. The male figures look like matchsticks whereas the female figures were sometimes fuller. There were masked dancers or the dancing sorcerers. They clearly depict a division of labor based on sex. Religion 1.evernote. There was the famous Bhimbetka boar who had the body of a boar but other features of a rhino. Figures of men and women symbolizing fertility are quite common.action#n=c4922128­bda5­405f­9f06­cb1e2162df9c&b=7219d38b­665a­4fff­9232­12b05d6c5d05&ses=4&sh=1&sds=5& 3/4 . elephant and buffalo. 3. The paintings sometimes sow internal organs of human beings including fetuses in the womb. Hunting scenes are depicted.

Postholes have been found which indicate that people began to live in huts (and out of rock shelters and caves).com/Home. hunters are shown hunting in groups as well. agate.action#n=c4922128­bda5­405f­9f06­cb1e2162df9c&b=7219d38b­665a­4fff­9232­12b05d6c5d05&ses=4&sh=1&sds=5& 4/4 . they made use of projectiles as well as sticks. Dead began to be properly buried and grave goods indicate ideas of after life. In hunting. In order to make small tools. it was necessary to change from using pebble stones to a different kind of stone like quartz. https://www. Community Life 1. They had dogs to accompany in hunting and they laid traps as well for their prey. chalcedony etc. crowns and ornaments made of bones. There are also double burials. 2.1/9/2016 Stone Age | Evernote Web 2. 3. chert. Thus we see habitats shifting away from river banks and closer to the hills. They used to wear masks.evernote. which is easier to flake. In the Bhimbetka paintings. not necessarily that of a man and a woman (indicating family life not yet begun in any systematic manner) and also average age was approximately 30 years.