||প্রকৃতিতে প্রাপ্ত বস্তু ও হাতে বানানো যন্ত্রের ব্যবহার – মুগুর, ধার দেওয়া পাথর, chopper, handaxe, scraper, বর্শা, ধনুর্বাণ, হারপুন, needle, scratch awl
||Hunting and gathering
||যাযাবর জীবনযাত্রা – caves, huts, tooth or skin hovels, mostly by rivers and lakes
||A band of edible-plant gatherers and hunters (25-100 people)
||Evidence for belief in the afterlife first appears in the Middle Paleolithic or Upper Paleolithic, marked by the appearance of burial rituals and ancestor worship. Priests and sanctuary servants appear in the prehistory.
|Mesolithic (known as the Epipalaeolithic in areas not effected by the Ice Age (such as Africa))
||Handmade tools and objects found in nature – bow and arrow, fish – basket, boats
||Tribes and Bands
||Handmade tools and objects found in nature – chisel, hoe, plough, yoke, reaping-hook, grain pourer, barley, loom, earthenware (pottery) and weapons
||agriculture Gathering, hunting, fishing and domestication
||Farmsteads during the Neolithic and the Bronze Age Formation of cities during the Bronze Age
||Tribes and the formation of chiefdoms in some Neolithic societies at the end of the Neolithic period' States and chiefdoms during the Bronze Age.
||Copper and bronze tools, potter's wheel
||Agriculture – cattle – breeding, agriculture, craft, trade