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Unformatted text preview: small brains, small body size africanus-more derived characteristics, 440CC cranial capacity-small brain robustus-huge premolars and molars, broad cheek bones, sagittal crest boisei-east Africa, 2 mya, cranial capacity 510-530 CC, sagittal crest, extremely robust, big teeth, probably sexual dimorphism---------------small face, thick enamel on molars, some canines are still big, some have sectorial lower first premolar Early Homo 2.4-2.3MYA more than one species? Increased brain size 631CC Paleoanthropologists are trained in archaeology-matrix (everything that surrounds the fossil), association (other items in the matrix), provenience (where it is located in the matrix), context (all of this information put together)-everything must be catalogued-where it was recovered time space depth, cleaning, preparing...
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This note was uploaded on 04/15/2011 for the course ANTHROPOLO 200 taught by Professor V during the Fall '10 term at Saint Louis.
- Fall '10
- Biological Anthropology