Chapter 12: The Evolution of Archaic Humans
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A geological stage of the Pleistocene epoch that lasted from 781,000 to 126,000 years ago.
A geological stage of the Pleistocene epoch that lasted from 126,000 to 11,700 years ago.
A species of archaic human with brain size close to that of modern humans but a larger, less modern face that lived in Africa, Europe, and Asia between 800,000 and 200,000 years ago.
A method of making stone tools in which a stone core is prepared in such a way that finished tools can be removed from it by a final blow. Also known as the prepared-core method.
A population of humans that lived in Europe and the Middle East between about 130,000 and 28,000 years ago. Debate continues as to whether they are a subspecies of Homo sapiens or a separate species and to what extent they contributed to the ancestry modern humans.
The protruding rear region of the skull, a feature commonly found in Neandertals.
The prepared-core stone tool culture of Neandertals