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homo floresiensis-sophisticated tools size of brain is small, but is structured differently relative to size-expect small brain homo heidelbergensis-no real nuchal torus, size of cranium more developed than h. erectus, it is more rounded levallois technique-middle Paleolithic-archaic homo sapiens prepared core technique neanderthals-upset worldview, marcellin boule designated them neaderthalensis, unique tooth wear, robust skeletons, Mousterian (middle Paleolithic) stone technology 120-40 BP, found in Europe and western asia, large game hunters, intentional burial of deal, cannibalism fate of neanderthals-between 45-25 BP they became extinct and replaced by fully modern humans much debate0interbreed? Coexisted with humans until about 45,000 years ago Modern humans did not appear until after 45,000 years ago Replacement of neanderthals by humans in Europe occurred between 45000 and 25000 years ago from east to west Anatomically modern homo sapiens DNA is genetic material of all life
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Unformatted text preview: Dna is long molecular chain of units called nucleotides Genetic info is coded in a sequence of nucleotides in the individual gene There are 50000 genes Biomolecular clock-looking at rate in which things change Mitochondrial DNA-only from mother Competing theories-out of Africa theory-multiregional theory (continuity)-evolution occurred in several places and interbreeding kept groups similar homo sapiens sapiens upper Paleolithic-ca 40-10000 BP fully modern appear in Europe and spread globally new technological and cultural innovations • stone blade tools • increased use of bone, antler, ivory, wood • spearthrowers (atlatls), bow and arrow • appearance of art and decoration • domestication caves-paleolithic art portable art-carvingsm figurines, shaped or decolorated pieces that can be transported cave of Lascaux-600 paintings and 1500 engravings meaning of art-fertility, abundance, bounty of nature hunting, rites and ritual...
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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.

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