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Mesolithic/Middle Stone Age (10,000B.C-6000 B.C) In this age due to the change of the climate and the natural vegetation it made easy for the people to move to the new areas. The tools in the Mesolithic Age the tools become more pointed but they were made up of stones only. In this age also the people were hunter and gatherers but in the later stage of the Mesolithic Age people also domesticated animals. In the last phase of the Mesolithic Age people also started cultivatiorn The Rock painting found at Bhimbetka near Bhopal belonging to the Mesolithic age indicates the artistic taste of the people The Mesolithic phase was found in the Chatonagpur region, Central India and also in the south of the Krishna River.
Neolithic/ New Stone Age (6000 B.C- 1000 B.C) c Age the people uses the stone tools hey were made up of materials other In the Neolith only but now t than the quartzite which were more lethal, pointed and polished In the Neolithic Age people started growing 1 and corn like ragi and horse gram In the Neolithic Age people started the use of fire making the potteries. They uses the fire to make food and also for their safety from the wild animals at night by lighting the fire outside their caves. In the Neolithic Age people also started weaving the clothes of cotton and wool and started wearing them In the later part of the Neolithic Age people started living more settled life and started living in the circular and the rectangular houses.
CHALCOLITHIC AGE After the Neolithic ic Age comes the new phase of human development known as the Chalcolithic Age in which the people started using the metals out which the first metal to be used by the humans was copper. In this phase people started making the tools made up of copper as well as stone. The major discoveries of the Chalcolithic Age include bronze rhinoceros, elephant, two wheeled chariot with a rider and a buffalo The people of the Chalcolithic Age practice Subsistence agriculture and the main crops of this period includes rice, barley, wheat, gram, jowar coarse grain, pea, lentils etc The important Chalcolithic sites in India are spread in Rajasthan, Maharashtra, West Bengal, Bihar, Madhya Pradesh etc.