Explain the maritime foundations of Andean civilizations.
Why did trade between the coastline and the highlands
Approximately when did Andean complex societies
What are the characteristics of the Initial Period of
Module 3 anthro
What are different ways to find sites?
1 - Accidental
2 - remote sensing google earth (satellite stuff)
What is settlement archaeology?
- The study of changing ancient settlement patterns in the
context of their enviro
Explain the concep
What important social and political changes arose after the advent
o Mostly social and political changes
o People were closer together
o Produced own food
o Reciprocal obligations with fellow kin
o Ownership and inheritance
o Trade a
Module 4 anthro
Describe the environmental changes during the Great Ice
- Temps dropped
- Huge ice sheets formed on high ground in high
- About 2.5 mya ago when humand came, ice age
intensified and entered period of climate fluxes
What does the name Mesopotamia mean?
1- land between the rivers
What methods did early farmers use to cultivate the
1- irrigation of the lands
2- diverting waters of the rivers
3- cultivation using canals and natural waterways
Module 10 anthro
How do archaeologists divide the time periods of
prehistory of the area?
- Preclassic or formative (2000BC to AD300)
- The Olmec or classic (1500 to 500 BC)
- Origins of the maya civilization (before 1000BC to AD
- San bartolo, Nakbe
Anthro 219 module 5
Name and describe the characteristics of Homo ergaster and Homo
o Larger humans with proportions like modern humans
o Ergaster powerfully built, massive eyebrow ridges, large face,
long low skull 1.8 and 600 000 yrs evolved f
Module 2 Anthro
) What are some of the fundamental questions about
- Who settled our lands, who made the landmarks
) Define the terms prehistory and history.
1- prehistory human history before records, 2.5mill
Module 6 anthro
Explain what elements were necessary for domestication of animals to
o 3 elements are crucial
constraining the movement of the target population
controlling their feeding
regulating their breeding
What processes were involved in
How did the origin of the state in Egypt differ from other
Why is the Nile called a natural highway?
What factors may have helped unify Egypt?
Why is Egypt divided into Lower and Upper Egypt?
When was Egypt unified?
What are the major peri