The genus homo - The genus homo AMH-anatomical modern human Bipedalism reviewed Anatomy foramen magnum pelvis femur Feet strong heel arched Genus

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The genus homo 28/02/2008 12:39:00 AMH-anatomical modern human   Bipedalism  reviewed  Anatomy foramen magnum, pelvis, femur Feet strong heel arched Genus Homo Homo Habilis 2-1.7mya still only in Africa larger brain relatively gracile, prominent brow ridge generalized teeth  Oldowan tool tradition Scavenging Homo Erectus
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1.8-40 kya Africa Asia SE Europe Large brain(lower end of modern normal) Thick skull Prom. Brow ridge Muscular  Relatively flat chinless face Very adaptive generalist Acheulian tool tradition(hand axe) Fire Beginning of spoken language? Increased social cooperation(large game hunting) Famous examples Nariokotome boy Java man (Trinil) Peking man (Zhoukoudian) Homo sapiens neaderthalensis
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130,000-28,000 B.P Europe  Middle East North Africa Very large brains(>/=HSS) Robust skeleton, jaw teeth Cold-adaptive Heavy brow ridge Large nasal passage Large incisors Occipital bun Mousterian tools, levallois technique(pressure flaking) composite tools
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This note was uploaded on 03/22/2009 for the course ANTH 1102 taught by Professor Gonzalez during the Spring '08 term at University of Georgia Athens.

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The genus homo - The genus homo AMH-anatomical modern human Bipedalism reviewed Anatomy foramen magnum pelvis femur Feet strong heel arched Genus

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