Vickers Battle Tank by R. M. Ogorkiewicz

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Pigs were kept along with goats and sheep. Nevertheless, foragers’ • In addition to cultivating crops foods, such as acorns and wild grains, had not yet disappeared. suited to their environments, Neolithic farmers domesticated Çatal Hüyük had one religious shrine for every two houses. At least forty animals. rooms contained shrines with depictions of horned wild bulls, female breasts, • Neolithic communities tended to goddesses, leopards, and handprints. Rituals involved burning dishes of grain, cohere around extended kinship legumes, and meat but not sacrificing live animals.

E. culture Socially transmitted patterns of action and expression. Material culture refers to physical objects, such as dwellings, clothing, tools, and crafts. Culture also includes arts, beliefs, knowledge, and technology. history The study of past events and changes in the development, transmission, and transformation of cultural practices. Stone Age The historical period characterized by the production of tools from stone and other nonmetallic substances. It was followed in some places by the Bronze Age and more generally by the Iron Age.

All of these aspects of culture were passed orally from generation to generation. e. Early music and dance have left no traces, but visual artwork has survived abundantly. Cave paintings appear as early as 32,000 years ago in Europe and North Africa and somewhat later in other parts of the world. Because many feature food animals like wild oxen, reindeer, and horses, some scholars believe that the art recorded hunting scenes or played a magical and religious role in hunting. A newly discovered cave at Vallon Pont-d’Arc (vah-LON pon–DAHRK) in southern France, however, features rhinoceros, panthers, bears, owls, and a hyena, which probably were not hunted for food.

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