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Ch, 1 Sect. 1 Terms
the time before the invention of writing
scholars who study and write about the historical past
objects made by humans
the study of the origins and development of people and their societies
the way of life of a society, including it's beliefs, values, and practices
the study of past people and cultures through their material remains
Mary and Louis Leakey
anthropologists who searched for clues to the human past in Olduvai Gorge in Tanzania (found Laetoli footprints, early hominid remains, early tools)
a gorge in northeastern Tanzania where anthropologists have found some of the earliest human remains
tools people use to meet their basic needs and wants
Anthropologist who found bones that all belonged to one skeleton which he named Lucy,were 3 million years old; she was 4' tall and had walked on 2 legs.