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5 Written Questions
5 Matching Questions
- VENUS OF WILLENDORF
- MARY and LOUIS LEAKY
- a before Christ/ common era
- b highly mobile people who moved from place to place foraging, or searching, for new food sources.
- c 1970s lead an expedition to Tanzania in E Africa, found footprints representing those of modern humans, australopithecines.
- d back to the time before the invention of writing-roughly 5,000 years ago. Scientist had problems investigating these people.
- e ...
5 Multiple Choice Questions
- south central Turkey, 32 acres, 5,000-6,000 people 8,000 years ago, brick houses, shows benefits of settled life, agricultural surpluses support a large number of highly skilled workers (potters and weavers), obsidian products, varied culture life, colorful wall paintings (animals/hunting), religious shrines to mother goddess (controlled supply of grain), floods, fire, drought, diseases, could destroy a village, jealous neighbors/ nomadic bands might attack city.
- Neanderthals where affected by cro-magnons, 40,000 to 8,000 B.C, found in Europe, fully modern humans, created art, LARGE BRAINS, N Africa to Europe and Asia, planned hunts, studied animal habits/stalked prey, populations grew, spoken language
- specially trained scientist who work like detectives to uncover stories about prehistoric people, sift threw dirt and excavate, bones, artifacts.
- the earlier and longer part of the stone age, Old Stone Age, 2.5 million to 8000 B.C, oldest chopping tools. During Ice Age, glaciers advanced and retreated.
- reatures that walk upright. (australopithecines, homo habilis, homo erectus, Neanderthal, cro-magnon)
5 True/False Questions
LUCY → Donald Johanson, Ethiopia, 1974, an unusually complete skeleton of an adult female hominid, 3.5 million years ago (oldest hominid found to that date).
CAVE ART → primitive people, found on every continent, oldest- 35,000 years ago, hunting and daily activities
NEANDERTHALS → Neander Valley, Germany, powerfully built, slanted brows, well-developed muscles, thick bones, 200,00 and 30,000 years ago, religious beliefs, rituals, resourceful (caves/temporary shelters), hunt, stone blades, scrapers, etc., survived from 170,00 years ago and mysteriously vanished 30,00 years ago.
ANTHROPOLOGY → study culture, examine artifacts found at archaeological digs, re-create picture of people's cultural behavior.
DOMESTICATION → taming animals, came slowly, tamed horses, dogs, goats, pigs, driven herds of animals, pastoral nomads (wandering herders) tended sheep, goats, camels, etc.