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ANTH 200 April 7, 2008 Homo erectus Human being-ish, fits definition, bigger brain 1.8mya-250,000mya east Africa, then Europe and all the way to east asia first hominid to leave Africa (Dmanisi, Soviet Georgia), first to use fire,  first to make shelters and clothes, first to be big game hunters sites o zhougoudian (formerly Chou kou tien), china, 400,000ya peking man, skull cap- max diameter is below ear level, cranial  vault not big, humans its at the ear sagittal keel brow ridge- comes from not having forehead skulls long and low homo erectus/ergaster cranial capacity about 900cm^3 cranium dolichocephalic (long and flat) brow ridges sagittal keel (not crest) sites: Africa-olduvai, bodo, broken hill, Europe-dmanisi (first site outside  Africa 1.7m ya), swanscombe, steinheim, montmaurin, Asia- Java (trinil),  China (zhoukoudian)
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  • Spring '07
  • Yamashita
  • East Africa, Georgia homo ergaster, low homo erectus/ergaster, cleaver homo antecessor, Iraq Homo¬†neandertalensis

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