study guide - • Fossil remains first unearthed in Sussex...

Info iconThis preview shows page 1. Sign up to view the full content.

View Full Document Right Arrow Icon
Hominid Adaptations Family Hominidae Hominid 1. Memebers of the Family Hominidae that occurred after the split from african great apes Protohominid 1. Earliest members of the hominid lineage- barely represented in the fossil record 2. Structure and especially behavior are reconstructed hypothetically Brains first or Bipedal first debate in early 20 th century Piltdown Man Piltdown Discovery – 1912 Charles Dawson (1846- 1916) – Lawyer, amateur geologist
Background image of page 1
This is the end of the preview. Sign up to access the rest of the document.

Unformatted text preview: • Fossil remains first unearthed in Sussex grabel pit ca. 1908 Eoanthropus dawsoni Woodward, 1912 • “Dawson's Dawn Man” • Woodward's reconstruction – cranial capacitty of 1,070 cm ^3 • Several “camps” did not accept authenticity, or rather, the “association” of skull fragments and jaw • Others did not accept Woodward's reconstruction...
View Full Document

{[ snackBarMessage ]}

Ask a homework question - tutors are online