Arch Anthro 2 - Arch Anthro 2 2008-11-13 The hunters or the...

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Arch Anthro 2 16:59 The hunters or the hunted? The cast of characters from 2.5-1.5 mya  o Gracile vs. robust (heavier skulls, big check bones and stagittal crest)  australopithecines o Australopithecus africanus and A. robustus o The genus Homo: H. habilis and H. erectus The impact of tool use in human evolution Raymond Dart and the Osteodontokeratic hypothesis (the what??) Taphonomy Case study: the swartkrans cave South African cave sites Dolomite  o Similar to lime stone o Soft o Water dissolves it away and creates caves o Anything that falls in will most likely fall into cave and be cemented into the  rock and create a fossil o The rock is still soft and like quick sand? Breccia o All the material in the dolomite rock cemented together o What the fossils are made out of  o Forms down below ground Taung o First hominid found in south Africa
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This note was uploaded on 04/07/2009 for the course ANTHRO 16254 taught by Professor Bunn,henryt.;hutchinson,sharont.;strier,karent. during the Fall '08 term at Wisconsin.

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Arch Anthro 2 - Arch Anthro 2 2008-11-13 The hunters or the...

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