U of M ANTH 1001 - Lecture 22 12-5-17 Homo erectus (24 pages)

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12 6 2017 Homo erectus KNM WT 15000 Nariokotome Boy Course Business Final exam Tuesday Dec 19th Same room and time 75 questions 25 older material 75 newer material since midterm 2 TA study sessions attend one attend all of them if you d like 1 12 6 2017 Topics Homo erectus some details Behavioral innovations in the Lower Middle Pleistocene Use of Fire Wooden tools The Acheulean tradition Increased Logistical Mobility Homo heidelbergensis the catch all of the Middle Pleistocene 3 GO EAST YOUNG MAN well hominin Homo erectus in the low latitudes in the Early Pleistocene in the middle latitudes by Middle Pleistocene 4 2 12 6 2017 Eugene Du Bois and Pithecanthropus erectus upright ape man Java Man 1891 5 Trinil 2 Java the first one so The Type Specimen of Homo erectus Sagittal keel Long low vault Big brow ridges Angulated occipital discovered in 1891 by Eugene Dubois dates to around 1 0 0 7 myr 6 3 12 6 2017 Sinanthropus pekinensis Chinese man from Peking Discovered in 1929 at Zhoukoudian China Focus of human origins switches from Europe to Asia This and 8 other skulls lost during WWII Pierre Teilhard de Chardin Jesuit priest philosopher paleontologist 7 Sinanthropus pekinensis 1929 Pithecanthropus erectus 1894 priority Pithecanthropus 1894 Homo Linneaus 1758 H erectus 8 4 12 6 2017 Homo erectus from China Zhoukoudien 780 000 300 000 ya angular torus 9 nuchal torus Zhoukoudien Xll H erectus morphology Date range 2 0 mya to 30 000 years 750 1250 c c brain size Thick cranial vault red arrow Subnasal prognathism Short wide face Projecting nose No chin Sharply angled occipital Angular torus blue line Sagital keel yellow arrow Nuchal torus Supraorbital torus Supraorbital sulcus 10 5 12 6 2017 Return of anterior processing H erectus incisors canines emphasize biting tearing less well suited for extensive molar chewing compared to Early Homo Australopiths 11 New Lower Middle Pleistocene Adaptations Hominins 6 12 6 2017 Endurance Running Hypothesis for adaptive innovation of H



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