Introduction to Human Evolution
Becoming Human Part III
What did Neanderthals eat?
How did they study Neanderthal diet?
How are the hunting tools of Neanderthals
different from modern humans?
What hypothesis did they propose to exp
ANTH 12- Documentary Questions (Becoming
1.How did they determine Selams age ?
By the white volcanic ash dated back to 3.4 millions years ago,
Selam is younger, dated to 3.3 mya
Died at age 3
2.What is an endocast ?
ANTH- 12 Lecture 23
Biological Impacts of Culture
Culture evolution vs Biological Evolution
The study of diseases in prehistoric population
Primary evidence: Skeletal remains
Provided information on: In addition to disease, a
ANTH 12- 4.20.16
Defining characteristic of human lineage is bipedal locomotion
New set of physical characteristics
Different physical characteristic from Austro.
o Larger brains size
o "Handy man"