11 - o Levallois technique • Purposes o Flakes used for...

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Acheulean Tool Complex Chronology: o H. erectus – 1.8 mya to 100,000 ya Form: o Hand axe o Cleaver o Flake o Scaper o Chopping tool Method: o Percussion flaking Purpose: o H. erectus’ Swiss Army Knife Cultural adaptations in H. erectus clearly correlate w/ biological adaptations Mousterian Tool Complex Chronology: o 300,000 to 30,000 ya o H. neandertalensis Form and method: o Flake tools removed from prepared core
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Unformatted text preview: o Levallois technique • Purposes: o Flakes used for cutting, scraping, etc. o Some fashioned into spear points o Possible manufacture of clothing • Evidence of shelters H. sapiens Tool Types • 40,000 to 10,000 ya • Blade like tools • Various complexes • Greater tool standardization • New too forms: o Bone needle o Harpoon o Atlatl...
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