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Laetoli
1.East Africa
2.australopithecines
3.footprints & tooth/jaw fossils
4.Lower Paleolithic
Olduvai Gorge
1.East Africa
2.australopithecines, Homo Habilis, Homo erectus
3.Oldowan, Acheulean, “Oldowan fashion”
4.Lower to mid paleo
Koobi Fora
1. East Africa
2. Homo Erectus
3. tools sim to Oldowan, butchering site for extinct hippos
4. Lower Paleo
Swartkrans
1. South Africa
2. australopithecines, (dart osteodontokeratic) Homo erectus
3. bones, crude Oldowan tools
4. lower Paleo
Hadar
1. East Africa
2. Aust. afarensisi
3. “Lucy”
4. Lower Paleo
Olorgesallie
1. Eastern Africa
2. Homo erectus
3. many handaxes and bones of an extinct baboon
4. mid paleo
Kalambo Falls
1. East Africa
2. wood, plant remains, lithics, wooden tools, sleeping areas, lake bed site
3. Homo apian
4. lower paleolithic
Lake Turkana
1. East Africa
2.
3. lakes, ash, lava
4. lower paleoloithic
Isimila
1. East Africa
2. h.s.s.
3. Acheulean tools
4. mid. Paleolithic
Zhoukoudian
1. Asia
2. Homo erectus
3. hominid remains, stone chopping tools
4. Lower Paleo
Dmansi
1. Asia
2. Homo erectus
3. stone tools, faunal/floral remains
4. lower paleo
Gran Dolina
1. Europe
2. Homo erectus
3. earliest human remains in Europe
4. Upper Paleo
Torralba
1. Europe
2. ?
3. animal remains, many artifacts
4. lower paleolithic
Terra Amata
1. Europe (France)
2. Homo erectus
3. Acheulean tools, footprints, huts w/ iut, fires, controlled use of fire
4. lower paleolithic
Shanidar Cave
1. Iraq
2. Neanderthal
3. 7 burials flower pollen present
4. mid paleo
Le Moustier
1. Europe
2. Neanderthals
3. Burial sites w/ offerings
4. Mid and lower Paleo
Combe Grenal
1. SW France
2. Neanderthal
3. cave site w/ fire
4. Mid Paleo
Klasies River Mouth
1. South Africa
2. Homo Sapian Sapian, etc
3. earliest modern humans
4. mid to upper paleo
Neander Valley
1. Europe
2. Neanderhal
3. burial sites
4. Mid paleo
Teshik Tash
1. Asia
2. Neanderthal
3. burial young boy with goats horns around him.
4. mid paleo
Krapina
1. Europe
2. Neanderthal
3. deliberate burial, bones 20 + people, defleshed bones
4. Mid paleo
Mount Cicero
1. Europe
2. Neanderthal
3. burial site
4. Mid paleolithic
La Ferraissie
1. Eurpoe
2. Neanderthal
3. burial, parents head to head w/ child
4. mid paleo
Chauvet
1. Europe
2. Homo Sapian Sapian
3. cave art
4. Upper Paleo
Lascoux Cave
1. Europe
2. Homo sapian sapian
3. Cave paintings
4. Upper Paleo
Altamira
1. Spain
2. h.s.s.
3. cave paintings, mammels, human hands
4. Upper Paleolithic
Dolni Vestonice
1. Gech Republic
2. h.s.s.
3. mammoth hunting
4. ice age to mid paleolithic
• Lower Paleolithic
2.6 mya to 100,000 ya
• Middle Paleolithic
100,000 to 35,000 ya
• Upper Paleolithic
35,000 to 10,000 ya
• Pleistocene
1.6 mya to 12,000BP
• Holocene
12,000BP to present
• Oldowan technology
2.6 to 1.5 mya, Homo Habilis
• Acheulean tech
1.5 mya to 150,000BP, Homo erectus
• Mousterian tech
150,000 to 35,000BP, Homo Sapian neaderthalensis
• Chatelperonnian
35,000BP to 28,000BP
• Aurignacion
32,000 to 27,000BP scrapers, sharpened blades
• Gravettian or Upper Perigordian
28,000 to 21,000BP "Backed" or blunted knives
• Solutrean
22,000 to 17,000BP bifacial leaf shaped points
• Magdalenian
17,000 to 10,000BP bone and antler tools
Milankovitch
Earth's orbit = periodic ice ages
Ausralopithecines
only found in Africa, maybe stone tools, "Lucy" and Laetoli foot prints
Homo Habilis
only in Africa, lower pleistocine, oldowan tools, 1st found olduvai gorge
Homo erectus
1st to leave Africa, found everywhere but Americas and Australia, lower P/, Acheulean, had fire, Bi-nary pattern
Acheulean
core tool
Oldowan
core tool
Mousterian
flake tools