Flashcards in Module 8 Deck (20):
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.
The border that homo habilis straddles between epochs
1.8 mya- 10,000ya. Great time of evolutionary action.
late or lower Pleistocene
Old stone age 1.8-10,000 ya
middle stone age 12,000-10,000 ya
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.
Oldowan tool tradition
Accepted way of manufacturing tools at the time. Found in the oludavi gorge
A tool that is stone with flakes removed
hammering at a rock to get flakes off it
a tool created form the original material
Product of core tool, may have been the real tool