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12000 BCE - 9000 BCE: The Mesolithic (or Middle Stone Age), lasting from the end of the last Ice Age until the start of agriculture, between c. 9000-c. 4000 BCE.
 
 
10000 BCE: Beginnings of agriculture in the Middle East.
 
 
9000 BCE - 3300 BCE: The Neolithic (or New Stone Age), lasting from the start of agriculture between c. 9000-c. 4000 BCE until the beginning of bronze use c. 3300 BCE.
 
7000 BCE - 2000 BCE: The Archaic Period in Mesoamerica during which hunter-gatherer culture moved toward agriculture.
 
 
6000 BCE - 2900 BCE: Neolithic Age settlements in Greece, beginning of agriculture. .
 
 
5000 BCE: Irrigation and agriculture begin in earnest in Mesopotamia.
 
3500 BCE - 2000 BCE: Nomads settle the region and initiate agriculture during the Early Bronze Age.
 
2000 BCE - 1000 BCE: Ninurta, though still associated with agriculture, is primarily a hero-god of war.
 
525 BCE - 323 BCE: Heka represented as a child in Late Period of Ancient Egypt, associated with agriculture.
 
200 BCE: Iron in the Celtic world experiences a significant boom. Iron manufacturing increase in all facets of life such as weapon construction and agriculture items.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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