Tamil Nadu Board of Secondary EducationSSLC (English Medium) Class 9th
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Answer all the questions given under caption. Three Age system. By whom was the three-age system proposed? State its importance. How did he classify the artifacts in the Danish National Museum, - Social Science

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Answer all the questions given under caption.

Three Age system.

  1. By whom was the three-age system proposed? State its importance.
  2. How did he classify the artifacts in the Danish National Museum, Copenhagen?
  3. What is meant by the Bronze Age?
  4. Mention the contribution of the scholars towards the knowledge on prehistory, since the 19th century.
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Solution

  1. The idea of the Three Age system was proposed by C. J. Thomsen. It became the basis for understanding early human history.
  2. He classified the artifacts in the Danish National Museum Copenhagen, into Stone Age, Bronze Age, and Iron Age.
  3. The period when bronze metallurgy (extraction of metal ores) developed is known as the Bronze Age.
  4. Since the 19th century, scholars have used advanced scientific techniques and undertook systematic studies to contribute to the current state of knowledge on prehistory.
Concept: Origin of the Earth and the Geological Ages
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