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homo habilis


2.5-2,2 mya, the handyman, larger brain, increased intelligence, Plio-pleistocene as it is not eh border of epochs. More human like. Omnivorous diet.

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Plio-pleistocene

The border that homo habilis straddles between epochs

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Pleistocene epoch

1.8 mya- 10,000ya. Great time of evolutionary action.

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late or lower Pleistocene

1.8-750,000mya

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middle Pleistocene

750,000-125,000

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upper pleistocene

125,000-10,000

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paleolithic

Old stone age 1.8-10,000 ya

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mesolithic

middle stone age 12,000-10,000 ya

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neolithic

10,000-present

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lower paleolithic

1.8-125,000 ya

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middle paleolithic

125,00-35,000 ya

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upper paleolithic

35,000-10,000 ya

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basal paleolithic

2.5mya-1.8mya

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KNM ER 1470

One of the best specimens of homo habilis. 1.9 mya, cranial capacity 775 cc, found with stone tools. Led to find that Habilis had modern looking skull but gracile head down. Sexual dimorphism.

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Oldowan tool tradition

Accepted way of manufacturing tools at the time. Found in the oludavi gorge

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pebble chopper

A tool that is stone with flakes removed

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percussion method

hammering at a rock to get flakes off it

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core tool

a tool created form the original material

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flaked

Product of core tool, may have been the real tool

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issacs hone base model

The theory that humans carried food and possessions to consistent locations as part of a social system