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ANTH 200 April 9, 2008 Levallois Tool Industry Flake and Core – Since beginning of homoerectus, technological advancement was a guy saying ‘hey, I can use the flake of this tool, not jus the core’ Archaic Homo sapiens = late stage Homo erectus We evolved from Homo erectus Origins Models Multiregional Continuity Theory – early humans, homo erectus, spread out from Africa into Europe into Asia. Then over time, each of these separate populations evolve into modern people. Fossils. Rapid Replacement Theory – Modern people evolved very recently, out of Africa, all people have common ancestors that evolved very recently, and the racial differences are very trivial. Genetics. Multiregional Continuity Wilford Wolpoff (UMich), Alan Thorne (Austr Natl U) Rise of modern people very early on (1 million years ago) in situ from homo erectus ancestor Transitional Homo Sapiens – Bodo Man, Sangiran, Tool – Mousterian, a Flake tool. Another theory (Out of Africa” or “Mitochondrial Eve” theory of origins of modern
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