Prehistory is an extended period of time, which encompasses the time of the first apparition of humans on Earth 2.5 million years ago, as well as the first written documents around 3,000 A.C.
How can we study this historical period if we do not have written documents? We can study this period by studying the remains found in caves or in settlements where the first humans lived, also known as deposits.
Archeology is the study of human bones, instruments made out of stone or metal, weapons, pottery, drawings and paintings, and jewelry.
Prehistory is composed of the following Ages:
1. The Stone Age, which made use of stone. In the prehistoric drawing, there is a carved ax (above), another one polished (below) and an iron Iberian weapon.
a. The Paleolithic period made use of carved stone.
b. The Neolithic period made use of polished stone.
2. The Metal Age with:
a. The Bronze Age, which mixed copper and tin.
b. The Iron Age, which made use of iron.
A) Indicate to which period the following statements refer to (Paleolithic, Neolithic, the Bronze Age, or the Iron Age):