Early humans made and used tools for a variety of purposes, such as
hunting, gathering, and making shelter.
The earliest known tools were made by
over 2 million years ago and were made of stone.
Early human tools were typically made of
stone, bone, wood, or antler, and were shaped using other stones
or by chipping them with a hammerstone.
Some common early human tools include
hand axes, scrapers, knives, and spears.
Early humans used
tools to hunt animals for food and to process plants for consumption.
- The bone tools include harpoons for fishing, needles for sewing, arrowheads, spearheads, and daggers for hunting.