It is in our very nature to better ourselves constantly, regardless of how much time and effort it may take. Our desire to always improve our living standards has led us to open up new technological horizons for ourselves and for generations to come. The very history of our existence is filled with moments of discovery that have facilitated and in some cases even accelerated the development of nations and civilizations.
There have been many inventions that changed the world for the better throughout history, each more important than the next. Today, we will explore the ten most important prehistoric inventions and what effect they had on the development of the ancient world.
6Pigments – 400,000 BC
People have been using naturally occurring pigments like iron oxides since prehistoric times. based on archaeological findings, people have been painting for 400,000 years, although mostly on cave walls or primitive pots before antiquity. Although the range of colors available was limited before the industrial revolution, people have always used painting to convey messages or to perform rituals.