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Unformatted text preview: Flake Tools (Use little pieces) Four Tools That Matter 1. Choppers (starting from Homo habilis) 2. Hand Axes (starting from Homo erectus) 3. Scrapers (common for Neanderthals) 4. Blades (starting from Homo sapiens) Flint will be trade objects because of their usefulness Neanderthal because they were found in the Neandertal Valley of Germany In Europe it’s cold and Neanderthals are privileged because of their stockiness. People near equator are thinner because hotter. Neanderthal has thick skulls. Neanderthal had thick brow ridges, thick bones, large sinus structures because they breathe cold air. The later Neanderthals were even more extreme. Neanderthals were also cannibals Current studies: How compassionate were Neanderthals? All of these behaviors were not seen in Homo erectus. Neanderthals were very like us....
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This note was uploaded on 04/06/2011 for the course MMW 1 taught by Professor Jordan during the Fall '06 term at UCSD.
- Fall '06