Stone spearhead

Stone spearhead

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Caption: Stone spearhead from Australia. It is around six centimetres long and has been carefully crafted to have sharp edges and a sharp point. The making of stone tools and weapons dates back to around 2-5 million years ago. The replacement of stone tools by metal ones began about 6000-2500 years ago with the Bronze Age, which followed the Stone Age. Some cultures never developed metal-working technology, and remained in the Stone Age until encountering other cultures.

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Keywords: 1900s, 20th century, aboriginal, anthropological, anthropology, archaeological, archaeology, archeology, arrowhead, australia, australian, cognitive archaeology, equipment, one, palaeoanthropology, paleoanthropology, prehistoric, prehistory, rock, single, spearhead, stone, stone age, technological, technology, weapon

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