Anthropology notes for October 27 and 29th
Anthropology notes for October 27 and 29th ANTH 101 001
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Anthropology Notes October 272911 2015 Lecture Notes Java Man Homo Erectus about 500000700000 years ago First discovery was by Eugene Dubois in 1891 Not accepted by the scientific community at first Dubois died in 1940 without seeing his success a broken man in 1941 it was named Homo Erectus Peking Man Homo Erectus Pekinses Lived later around 355 million years ago Discovered by Weindrich 40 specimens were discoveredlost in 1941 Davidson Black went to Africa to search for other Peking Man Suffered from severe headaches and went to a chinese apothacary for help In 1937 the remains of the discoveries were sent to a chinese hospital after Japan invaded Hunter followed prey to cave where these specimens were discovered in a massive cave It had been abandoned on and off over the years It was occupied for almost 200000 years It was filled with Rubble sediment and debris After 230000 years it seemed that Peking man became more manlike Limestone the weakness for this mineral is water Dragons teeth are similar to humans teeth Kuru A virus similar to mad cow disease that causes tiny holes in your brain Loss of function and memory During this time cannibalism was considered okay However this is how Kuru virus was spread They began to remove body parts with Respect to avoid contact Then boiled to remove the virus After this practice the virus disappeared almost completely Cultural material and evidence 1 trash heaps in caves Human Skeletons Meaning Selective Hunting 70 of food bone from fallow deer 2 Fire advantages Heat light protection cooking tool manufacturing extend mans range north 3 Tools choppers 4 indirect Evidence Clothing HomoErectus Cranial Capacity 7801225 CC s Modern from neck down Face short and prognathic no chin large teeth shoveled incisors Tauro dont Bull teeth Hands Evidence of RHand using and precision grips Stature 55 5 ft tall150 pounds Posture Fully upright and bipedal Life span 40 skeletons are sub adult Neandrothals From 12500038000 years ago Modern except for face cultural and many traditions First one found in Gibraltar in 1848 First recognized in Germany in 1856 interpreted as low form of humanity culturally complex Fire Hunt large animals Mausterian tools Leather clothing Evidence of religion in ritual burials of the dead Evidence of caring for the ill or deceased Shanidar Language Everyone can trace mitochondrial DNA back to you Passed from mother to daughter