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Unformatted text preview: early archaic H. sapiens o Eugene Dubois found fossil sites in Java • Fossils found in Peking o Near Zhoukoudian o 40 adults and children found here • Fossils found in E. Africa o Olduvai—skull found by Louis Leakey o Turkana, Kenya almost complete H. erectus skeleton of juvenile male cranial skeleton very modern o Ethiopia—Achulean tools found as well as a H. erectus jaw (1.3 mya) • African vs. Asian H. Erectus o African have thinner cranial bones o Separated by more than a million years Should they be classified as different species? • Tools o Biface---stone carved on both sides, used for scraping, pounding, or digging o Hand axes---found with remains of large animals o Evidence for hunter/gatherer lifestyle and fire use?...
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- Fall '08
- homo erectus, H. Erectus, o Large brow ridges, Peking o Near Zhoukoudian