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Neolithic Greece – the Late Stone Age

By |2018-04-23T07:23:54+00:00July 8th, 2017|Greeks, History|

Neolithic Greece: Sheep grazing under an olive tree Farming and herding By around 7000 BC there started to be more people in Greece. It became harder and harder to get all the food you needed just by gathering and hunting. So people began to farm. Farming was more work (and not as much [...]

Greek pottery in the stone age

By |2018-04-22T11:11:33+00:00July 5th, 2017|Art, Greeks|

Stone Age Greek pottery: Rainbow Ware, ca. 6500 BC Rainbow ware Around the time that people in Greece settled down in houses and villages, and began planting their own crops and herding animals, they also began to produce pottery. They learned how to make pottery from their neighbors in West Asia.  This Neolithic period [...]