HISTORY (ANCIENT) BY RAJNI J HA
ABOUT ME: Faculty of GS in Karol Bagh, Delhi College, DU * . . Bsc Chemistry Honours from Ramjas * MA English from JMI e MA sociology MA psychology B.ed from IPU Former faculty member at paramount coaching centre *Teaching experience of five years in various prominent coaching centres
Foundations of Indian culture and civilization PLESTOCENE . HELOCENE 1)PALEOLITHIC AGE: Australopethicos Ramapethicos Sinonthropus. Paleolithic age was divided into 3 sub-stages: Lower- Homonids Middle- Homo erectus Upper- Homo sapiens
Stone tools, stone hand axe Quartzite culture. o Food gathering Paleolithic cultures are found in the river valleys soan valley, belan valley, Narmada, Krishna and Godavari valleys . Imp paleolithic sites: Bhimbetaka caves, Adham garh caves and Borra caves.
Technique used in paleolithic art: Lining, morphing. . The theme of paintings is community life, particularly, hunting, food gathering, group dancing. Colour composition: natural colour.
MESOLITHIC AGE: . Microliths . Bow and arrow in hunting . Covering human body with animal skins . The open burial system.
Neolithic age . Cultivation process started. . Wheel made pottery. o Wheel was used for transportation and bullock carts appeared for the first time. .Domestication of animals started. Settled village life began.
NEOLITHIC SITES: . Mehrgarh . Burzhom o Gofkral Kodiwaha . Chirand . Salbalgiri and pandurajar thabi . In South India, maximum number of neolithic sites are concentrated in Karnataka such as piklihal, T.Narsipur, Takkalikota, Bagalkot, Koppagi, Maski.