4-24-09 - Tools some terms Tool industry a particular style...

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4/24/09 Tools: some terms Tool industry: a particular style or way of manufacturing tools Core: raw material, such as a cobble, from which flakes are removed Flake: a sharp-edged piece struck off from a core, flakes are tools Hammerstone: a stone used to strike flakes off from a core of to process Evidence of social organizaition of pre-erectus humans: 2.6 – 1.8 mya o Artifact “scatters” Tool manufacture o Site usage Butchering sties Quarriying sites Home bases o Residence patterns Seperation of work/living areas Gender-specific areas? Evidence of social organization of pre-erectus humans: 2.6 – 1.75 mya o Scatters, Koobi For a and Olduvai Gorge “exotic” raw materials debris from flake manufacture cores broken, smashed bones
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remains of a shelter? Social behavior of pre-erectus humans o o Increased environmental intelligence likely o Large brian = large groups? o
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