Development of tools is what distinguishes one culture from another, and "gods" from "humans". I.e. "gods" are humans with vastly more developed tools and abilities, as shown in the science-fiction novel by brothers Strugatsky "Hard to Be a God".
An adult male chimpanzee standing bipedally while using a tool to dip for ants in the Goualougo Triangle, Congo
Periods in development of tools:
- the Oldowan - 2.6 million years old
The Oldowan traditinal chopper
- the Acheulian - 1.8 million years old - 150-120 thousand years ago
A spear and knife 300,000 years old
- Mousterian culture of Neanderthal men - 300,00 - 40,000 years old