Class Notes (1,018,185)
CA (585,114)
Langara (1,886)
ANTH (208)
Lecture

ANTH 2231 Lecture Notes - Blombos Cave, Digging Stick

by
4 pages12 viewsSummer 2011

Department
Anthropology
Course Code
ANTH 2231
Professor
B.Galdiks

This preview shows page 1. to view the full 4 pages of the document.
Prior to 40,000 Years Ago
Rare use of one for making tools
Little evidence for preparation of animal hides
No evidence of basketry
No evidence of cordage (rope/string)
Some evidence of glues/resins by 200 kya
o E.g., tree sap and bitumen
Wood?
Wooden Tools From Schöningen, Germany
300,000 year old site
8 wooden spears each ~2m long
Remains of 20 horses with butchery marks
You're Reading a Preview

Unlock to view full version


Loved by over 2.2 million students

Over 90% improved by at least one letter grade.