ZIMSEC O Level History Notes: Early Societies (Late Stone Age – Early Iron Age): The differences between Early Iron Age and Late Iron Age

  • Here is a summary of the differences between Late Iron Age and Early Iron Ages
Early Iron AgeLate Iron Age
Smaller sheltersLarger shelters
Shelters built in the river valleysShelters built on hilltops
Limited external exchangeMore external exchange
Small herds of cattleLarger herds of cattle
Less refined figurines in both clay and soapstoneMore refined figurines both clay and soapstone
Less elaborate political and social organisationsBetter and more elaborate political and social organisations


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