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Unformatted text preview: brow ridge than modern humans 6. Robust heavy; dense a.i. Dexterity a.ii. Mobility a.iii. Power a.iv. Muscle a.v. Posture b. Neanderthals were also more robust than modern humans 7. Blade A long tool with two sides a.i. Tool a.ii. Stone a.iii. Chip a.iv. Flake a.v. Cut b. A blade is made by stone and is used to make other tools 8. Blank The piece of stone before it is made into anything a.i. Stone a.ii. Blade a.iii. Preform a.iv. Specialization a.v. Flakin b. Blades were used on blanks to make various tools 9. Permafrost permanently frozen soil a.i. Tundra a.ii. Ice a.iii. Freezing a.iv. Ground a.v. Habitat b. During the late Pleistocene, tundra was expansive and permafrost was everywhere 10. Obsidian volcanic rock that was used often to shape into tools a.i. Translucent a.ii. Natural glass a.iii. Tool a.iv. Stone a.v. Hunting b. Obsidian was highly sought after due to the ease of shaping tools out of it...
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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).
- Spring '08