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Girl with Braids (1918) By Modigliani (1884-1920). to 1,300 B.C. In the Paleolithic period (roughly 2.5 million years ago to 10,000 B.C. They used basic stone and bone tools, as well as crude stone axes, for hunting birds and wild animals. Test.

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For roughly 2.5 million years, humans lived on Earth without leaving a written record of their lives—but they left behind other kinds of remains and artifacts. Along with mass production of steel tools and weapons, the age saw even further advances in architecture, with four-room homes, some complete with stables for animals, joining more rudimentary hill forts, as well as royal palaces, temples and other religious structures. It is generally categorized in three archaeological periods: the Stone Age, Bronze Age and Iron Age.