Week 16 Key Term List - Week 16 Key Term List Homo erectus...

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Week 16 Key Term List Homo erectus Zhoukoudian material -“Peking Man”; disappeared during WWII Characteristics- long skull; transverse occipital torus (Not common amongst other erectus); sagittal keel (raised, not as pronounced as crest); prominent brows In Euopre – Dmanisi skull - 2 well-preserved crania; 1000 stone tool fragments Location -Georgia Characteristics - long, low vault; wide base; sagittal thickening like African forms, BUT less robust browridge; less projecting lower face more like early Homo H. georgicus Culture -considerable degree of intraspecific variation Acheulian Replaced Olduwan - advance in tool technology replaced Olduwan Characteristics -bifacial tools, hand axe Pleistocene epoch Glacial movements -“ice age” Middle Pleistocene culture- hearths, shelters, 3 spears-Achulean
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Climate in North; Climate in South- colder in north, drier in south H. heidelbergensis culture H. heidelbergensis Epoch- Pleistocene Primitive vs. derived- primitive- supraorbital torus, low vault, large face, low
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