The importance of the archaeological contribution has led some researchers to claim that prehistory is primarily a history of technology. Indeed, it is through them and their small variants as we can make inferences about the degree of development of the mind of man and his environment domain.
Very hard, it was used in the Stone Age to the development of cutting tools, its ability to break into flakes, and its ability to create sparks when colliding with another piece of equal or greater hardness to ignite a fire.
Found into a paleolithic site near Willendorf (Austria), is the best known of the Venus figurines. These are figures of women faceless head and a strong exaggeration in the size of the belly, breasts and legs, which are obese.
Pendant which represents a painting of rock art of the Paleolithic era. The theme of the Paleolithic representations is essentially based on the animal and the human, to this last is called anthropomorphic.
The spear is a primitive weapon created by man. It is one of the few prehistoric weapons that have endured over time. Throughout the ages it has been used by warriors in countless wars and hunters in their raids.
Earrings in silver and bronze plated. Solar representation of a picture belonging to a bell-shaped bowl fragment found at the prehistoric site of 'Las Carolinas' (Madrid).
Reproduction in bronze of an anthropomorphic figure. From the archaeological site of Enebralejos Caves, part of a panel of black paint that refers to hunting.