Resources for Schools - Chronology

Resources for Schools - Chronology

Chronology

When is archaeology

When is archaeology pdf file

Archaeology is the study of past human cultures, based on the remains of their material culture in its context. So how far back does archaeology go?

  • The Earth is approximately 4.6 billion years old.
  • Modern humans first appeared approximately 200 000 years ago.
  • The “Neolithic Revolution” began approximately 12 000 years ago (10 000 BCE). This signifies the time when humans in Africa, Asia and Europe began to transition from nomadic to sedentary, develop agriculture, animal husbandry, specialisation of industry, increasing social stratification (eventually to a single ruler or king in some cases) and the growth of regional centres, cities and towns.
  • There are several archaeological projects in Israel that deal with the Palaeolithic and Neolithic periods. However, the Archaeology of Ancient Israel is mainly focused on the Bronze Age onwards, which begins approximately 5000 years ago (c.3300 BCE).

When is archaeology

Brief timeline of Ancient to Modern Israel

Brief timeline of Ancient to Modern Israel pdf file

Brief timeline of Ancient to Modern Israel

Brief Old Testament timeline from 4000 BCE to present

Brief Old Testament timeline from 4000 BCE to present pdf file

Brief Old Testament timelne from 4000 BCE to present

Israelite Temples Timeline 1300 BCE - 100 CE

Israelite Temples Timeline 1300 BCE - 100 CE pdf file

Israelite Temples TImeline 1300 BCE

Ancient Israel and Judah 1020-586 BCE Detailed Timeline

Ancient Israel and Judah 1020-586 BCE Detailed Timeline pdf file

Hindmarsh, Helen and Harnack, Cathy, “Israel Judah Time Line 1060-586 BCE”, in The Near East: Nelson Ancient History for HSC (Melbourne, 2009). Online Student Resources for Israel and Judah <https://cengage.com.au/product/isbn/9780170179683>

Ancient Israel and Judah 1020-586 BCE

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