Archaic Humans (Homo Sapiens)
Terms in this set (15)
features of homo sapiens (6)
-Derived: 1350cc, more rounded cranial vault
features of Homo heidelbergensis (4)
ANCESTRAL (retention of erects)
-large brow ridge
Also there's evidence heidelbergensis controlled...
How do we know they hunted?
3 spears found next to horse remains in Germany
Mousterian Industry (Levallois technique)
Levallois technique: flakes from core
ate multiple food sources
What parts of the world are Neanderthals found in?
mostly found in Europe/Middle East, parts of Asia
Neanderthals cranial capacity
How are Neanderthals adapted to cold? (4)
-short and stocky
-larger infraorbital foramina
What tool industry did Neanderthals fall into?
Heavy meat diet?
Evidence of Neanderthals speech?
hyoid bone shows evidence
Old Man of La-Chapelle
-showed that injured/sick were still cared for by others
all Archaic Homo were regional variations of a single interbreeding species
all were distinct species