14-9 - million years ago • Gender – the cultural...

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Anthropology chapter 7 terms to know Homo habilis – “handy man.” The first fossil members of the genus Homo appearing 2.5 million years ago, with larger brains and smaller faces than australopithecines. Percussion method – a technique of stone tool manufacture performed by striking the raw material with a hammerstone or by striking raw material against a stone anvil to remove flakes. Lower Paleolithic – the first part of the Old Stone Age beginning with the earliest Oldowan tools spanning from about 200,000 or 250,000 to 2.6 million years ago. Oldowan tool tradition – the first stone tool industry, beginning between 2.5 and 2.6
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Unformatted text preview: million years ago. • Gender – the cultural elaborations and meanings assigned to the biological differentiation between the sexes. • Marrow – the tissue inside of long bones where blood cells are produced • Tertiary scavenger – in a food chain, the third animal group (second to scavenge) to obtain meat from a kill made by a predator. • Acheulean tradition – the tool-making tradition of Homo erectus in Africa, Europe, and Southwest Asia in which hand axes were developed from the earlier Oldowan chopper. • Hypoglossal canal – the opening in the skull that accommodates the tongue - controlling hypoglossal nerve....
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