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New Stuff Friday, December 07, 2007 4:41 PM Early homo erectus --> homo sapiens Acheulean tools - hand axes Earliest evidence in Africa Found as far east as India Sometimes further east Used for butchering, cutting wood Timeline Hunt/Kill? Fire? Tools Art Significance 1.75 MYA- Dmanisi- homo erectus fossils found o Stone tools found deep down o Site @ "the gates of Europe" (1.7 MYA "Java Man") 1.6 MYA- Lake Turkana o Homo erectus used fire 1.36 MYA- Stone tools o 40' N. China 1 MYA- Swartkrans - S. Africa o Burned bones
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900,000 YA- 1MYA- Olorgesailie , Kenya o Great Rift Valley o Homo erectus remains 800,000 YA Stone Artifacts o S. China 800,000 YA- GranDolina o Atapuerca (early part) Cave Site o Best site for human remains 750,000 YA- GBY- Israel o Achulean tools o Wet site in Dead Sea rift 500,000 YA- Box grove o First human remains found in England 400,000 YA- Schoningen o Germany Site o Wood spears- well made 300,000 YA- Pit of bones o Atapuerca (most recent part) Mt. Range o Many human remains
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200,000 YA (100,000 - 30,000 YA)- Neanderthals o Bones found in better preserved caves 195,000 YA- Omo found- Ethiopia (E. Africa) o Modern humans found too o Thought they could be over 100,000 YA No one exactly knew then 154,000 YA - 160,000 YA- Herto Homo sapiens idalta o Early evidence of modern homo sapiens o Awash river- Afar triangle region (Ethiopia) 100,000 YA- 200,000 YA- Homo sapiens appear o Genetic support - Mutation Rate- first appearance o Fossil DNA: Paabo - Neanderthal extracting expert 92,000 YA- Qafzeh cave ; Israel o Homo sapiens remains 82,000 YA- beads found in Grotte des pigeons o N. Africa o 40 Km from Mediterranean Sea
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75,000 YA- Venus Figurines o San (kunn) people o Kalahari in Africa o S. Africa o Lumps of ochre found too 70,000 YA- 100,000 YA- Klasies River Mouth (KRM) o Cave site in S. Africa o Skeletal Africa- silent argument 70,000 YA- Site De Regourdou , France o Neanderthal site o Bear bones found here - Ainu- Hokio Island N. Japan o Thought to be cult about bears 60,000 YA- Burial of Neanderthal o Pollen found on remains o 60,000 YA - Settlement in Australia- evidence of boat o Important evidence from SE Australia o o Complex culture; technology seemed simple
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60,000 YA- Kebara o Neanderthal remains 50,000 YA- Burials in Australia o Dried out lake beds 40,000 YA- Beads in Africa 40/38,000 YA - 10,000 YA-Upper Paleolithic o Dordogne Valley - capital for research of era o Consisted of Cro-Magnons in Europe o Late part of ice age 38,000 YA- 18,000 YA- Homo Floresiensis existed o Liang Bua Cave (Flores Island) 35,000 YA- Beads in Europe 35,000 YA- Bone tools in Europe o Well made tools out of bones 30,000 YA- Rhodesian man (Broken Hill) Fossil found o Zambia E. Africa 30,000 YA- Settlement in Tasmania
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