Flashcards in Module 9 Deck (16):
Larger brain and cultural adaptations ensured survival in harsher climate
prominent brow ridges
horizontal ridge along the back of the skull
right or left handedness
hemispheric split of the brain, with each one responsible for different things
The most prolific site in South East Asia. Skullcap, teeth, and thighbone discovered Eugene Dubois in 1891
Pithencanthropus erectus/Java man
Found in Java in 1891. 1.3 mya- 500,000
Important site in China 30 miles from Beijing.
Sinthropus pokiness/peking man
Davidson Black a Canadian anatomist discovered. Less primitive looking than the java man
constructed dwellings in France.
Flakes of stone chipped off the core during manufacturing process.
Acheuliann tool tradition
More advanced tool making that oludwan tradition.
Characteristic tool of the Acheulian tool tradition
tool tied to a wooden handle
Straight edges where the point would be and flake tools retouched to make points, scrapers, borers etc.