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1 Homo heidelbergensis and the Neandertals I. Homo heidelbergensis A. The Pleistocene epoch B. Anatomical characteristics 1. Derived features 2. Primitive features C. Regional differences in morphology D. and H. erectus in Asia E. Technology and subsistence F. Alternative phylogenies II. The Neandertals A. When and where did the Neandertals live? B. Paleoecology C. Who were the Neandertals? Anatomical features D. Neandertal culture 1. Mousterian tools 2. Hunting and subsistence 3. Social organization 4. Burial E. Fate of the Neandertals Midterm Monday, 17 March in class Bring a #2 pencil 2nd midterm • 50 multiple choice questions • Test will cover everything through Friday, 14 March Midterm review sheet Course website: Announcements File is: “review_2.doc” The Pleistocene epoch • Upper: 130,000 - 12,000 y bp • Middle: 900,000 - 130,000 y bp • Lower: 1.8 m y bp - 900,000 y bp (Middle Pleistocene 800 kya - 500 kya)
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This note was uploaded on 03/27/2008 for the course ANTHRBIO 161 taught by Professor Mitani during the Winter '08 term at University of Michigan.

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