ANTH 1030 – Occupying Europe and Eurasia
ANTH 1030 – Occupying Europe and Eurasia ANTH 1030-001
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ANTH 1030 – Occupying Europe and Eurasia Definitions Key Concepts Locations * = on exam Blade technology: a stone tool technology involving the use of preshaped cores and long. Parallel-sided blades produced with the aid of a punch. Characteristic of many Upper Paleolithic peoples. The logical result of millennia of gradual adjustment to more mobile life ways, in which prudent curation of tool making stone was essential. The First Modern Europeans (pg. 124-125) First "assimilation" model - most scholars believe that AMH dispersed out of Africa, perhaps to the east and then northward into Eurasia, replacing indigenous Neanderthal groups. Under this argument, the Neanderthals made no significant cultural or genetic contribution to later European populations. Second "assimilation" model - argues for significant genetic exchange and substantial cultural influence between Neanderthals and anatomically modern humans (AMH). Controversy continues to unfold, with the current weight of the evidence favoring the first assimilation model. Burin: a chisel-like stone tool made on a blade used for grooving stone, antler, bone, and wood, as well as for making rock engravings. "Cro-Magnon" peoples Southwest France Microblades: small blades. Designed to be mounted in antler, bone, or wooden handles to serve as spear barbs, arrow points, or small knife or scrapper blades. First appeared in northern China about 30,000 B.P. Sinodonty: a distinctive cluster of tooth features associated with Siberian and Native American populations. Note: most experts agree that northeastern Siberia was the stepping-off point for the first settlement of the Americas.
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