What is the difference between the Old Stone Age and the New Stone Age?
The Old Stone Age is considered as the oldest period of human existence where stones were first used as tools. The New Stone Age, on the other hand, shows a much more advanced way of lifestyle of people with advanced stone tools and permanent settlements.
Which means Old Stone Age?
Paleolithic Period Paleolithic Period, also spelled Palaeolithic Period, also called Old Stone Age, ancient cultural stage, or level, of human development, characterized by the use of rudimentary chipped stone tools. (See also Stone Age.)
Which lasts longer Paleolithic or Neolithic?
The first difference is the time frame. The Paleolithic Age lasted from about 2.5 million to 8,000 BCE, while the Neolithic Age lasted from approximately 8,000-3,000 BCE, in some areas of the world.
Why the age is called Stone Age?
It is called the Stone Age because it is characterised by when early humans, sometimes known as cavemen, started using stone, such as flint, for tools and weapons. They also used stones to light fires. These stone tools are the earliest known human tools.