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1 6 million BC Hominids – proto-human creatures descend from trees to the ground. PALEOLITHIC PALEOLITHIC (Old Stone Age) SPREAD OF EARLY HUMANS OUT OF AFRICA 500,000 B.C.E. Fire-making Discovered by Early Humans The African Savannah -- Paleolithic Period Homo Habilis in Africa Ca. 50,000 B.C.E. 3-2 million B.C.E. Australopithecus and homo habilis (tool-making man) AUSTRALOPITHECUS
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2 Australopithicus Homo Habilis Homo Erectus Homo Sapiens The Development of Human Species Ca. 50,000 B.C.E. Neanderthal Men (“Neander Valley”) Hunting Ibexes Hunting by Stampede VENUS OF WILLENDORF ca. 25,000 B.C.E.
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Unformatted text preview: Reproduction was very important. This tiny votive figure, having pronounced secondary sex characteristics, and approx. 5 in.tall, was probably used in fertility rites. CAVE PAINTING AT LASCAUX and ALTAMIRA ca. 15,000 B.C.E. May reflect a belief in ANIMISM, a belief that the the spirits of animals might be controlled by creating images of those animals. Learning About the Birds and the Bees Here, a Stone Age shaman, or wise teacher, teaches young boys about the facts of life using such a Venus figure....
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This note was uploaded on 04/17/2008 for the course HUMANITIES hum2271 taught by Professor Richards during the Spring '08 term at Tallahassee Community College.

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