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Unformatted text preview: Social Organization-Possible buildings: o Terra Amata (France): Acheulian industry, no bones o Oval arrangements of stone are thought to represent house of tent floors ranging in size from 6-15 meters o Paleo-surfaces with hearths o 400kya-Cave sites/fire imply households-Language: o Larger frontal lobe area o Vocal appartus is elongated o They certainly communicated o Possible symbolic artifacts Later Lower Paleolithic Sites-Zoukoudian (China): H. Erectus o 500kya-Boxgrove (UK): archaics o 500kya, communal hunting?-Atapuerca (Spain) archaics(!) o 800-900kya Pleistocene-1.8mya-14kya-Climatic instability-Landforms: 4 major glacial advances-Ice cores: at least 8 (Ice ages) Middle Paleoloithic Technology-The levallois Technique o A prepared core technology o...
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- Fall '09
- Archaeology, Pleistocene, homo erectus, H. Erectus, Acheulean, Acheulian sites