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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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- Spring '08
- Archaeology, modern humans, A.I., a.ii. Stone, a.v. Wild food, a.ii. Ancient DNA