Test Notes 11-8-10

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Test Notes 11/8/10 Years Ago Geological Period Cultural Period Fossil Types Geographic Distribution Technology and Tools Other Characteristics 10,000 Holocene Neolithic Mesolithic Homo sapiens sapiens Global Metals, ceramics, farming tools Microliths Urban society, agriculture, social hierarchy, permanent settlement 40,000 Pleistocene Upper Paleolithic Homo sapiens sapiens Global including arctic, Australia, Japan, Americas Blades, bone tools, spear throwers, tailored clothing, boats, burin Dogs, portable art, mural art 30,000 Middle Paleolithic Fully Modern Humans (Homo sapiens sapiens) Neanderthals Homo sapiens sapiens Homo sapiens ?? Eurasia (including subarctic) and Africa Mousterian, Levallois prepared core flake tools Burials 1.5 MYA Lower Paleolithic Homo Erectus Eurasia and Africa including temperate and tropical forests Acheulean hand axes Hunting-gathering, fire, shelter, clothing 2.5 MYA Pliocene Plio-pleistocene hominins Homo Habilis and Australopithecus African savannah Oldowan choppers
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This note was uploaded on 10/17/2011 for the course ANTHRO 102 taught by Professor Johnson during the Spring '08 term at UMass (Amherst).

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