Genus Homo - Homo habilis-handy man • Louis Leakey...

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Unformatted text preview: Homo habilis-handy man • Louis Leakey 1960’s • 1.8 mya • 631cc • Small teeth • Olduwan OH 24 Richard Leakey at L. Turkana • Koobi Fora • 1968 flight Koobi Fora, 1973 • 1.9mya • Globular skull • 500 cc • Parabolic arcade • Small 3 rd molars Small brain, small human face & teeth KNM ER-1813 A. boisei vs. H. habilis A. boisei , OH5 H. habilis, KNM ER-1813 Olduwan Tools • Variation • Goal 1.8 mya-10,000: Pleistocene Africa Europe Trinil, Java • 1891 Homo erectus • Eugene Dubois • 1 st fossil expedition • 1 st hominid out of Africa • 800,000 • 850 cc Type specimen Trinil 2 Homo erectus New bodies, new tools? Olduvai OH9, 1960 • L Leakey • 1.2 mya • Huge brow • Thin vault • 1067 cc East Turkana, Kenya R Leakey • 1.8mya • Similar to Asian erectus • thin bone • Round, high vault • 850cc • Olduwan tools ER 3733 Nariokotome, 1985 • Leakey & Walker • West Turkana, Kenya • 1.6 mya, 1985 • 900 cc • 8-11 yrs KNM-WT 15000 • Arms:Legs • 5’-6” • Stride Bodo, Ethiopia • 750-800 cc • 600,000 yrs • Olduwan, Acheulean SEM, cutmarks EURASIA:...
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