Difference between Neolothic and Mesolothic period.

  • Neolithic people were farmers and Mesolithic were hunters.
  • Neolithic people lived in 7000 BC and Mesolithic lived in 3500 BC.
  • Meso means middle, so Mesolithic was middle stone age and Neo means new, So Neolithic was the newer or more recent.
  • Neolithic people feed more on cereals and other farmed crops while Mesolithic people feed on meat.
  • Making pottery and the beginning of metal working is seen in Neolithic period. Use of tools made of stone is seen in Mesolithic period.