The Stone Age

Shane Buckley
Mind Map by Shane Buckley, updated more than 1 year ago
Shane Buckley
Created by Shane Buckley over 6 years ago


Junior Certificate History Mind Map on The Stone Age, created by Shane Buckley on 11/14/2013.

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The Stone Age
1 Earth has existed for 4.5 billion years
1.1 Earliest humans found 2500000 years ago
1.2 2500000-8000BC Paleolithic
1.3 8000-3500 Mesolithic
1.4 3500-2000 Neolithic
2 Mesolithic
2.1 First people arrived in Ireland
2.2 People clothed in animal skins
2.3 Tools made from microliths(flints)
3 Neolithic
3.1 People were farmers
3.2 Tools made of polished stone
3.3 Pottery was used very much
3.4 Cooking done around a fire in the middle of the floor
3.5 Megalithic tombs
3.5.1 court cairns


  • Had an open entrance(court) and were covered in a mound of dirt(cairn)
3.5.2 Passage Graves
3.5.3 Dolmens or Portal tomb
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