Class Notes (865,654)
CA (523,043)
UofM (4,969)
ANTH (191)
ANTH 1210 (80)
Lecture 42

ANTH 1210 Lecture 42: Lecture 42
Premium

3 Pages
29 Views

Department
Anthropology
Course Code
ANTH 1210
Professor
Haskel J.Greenfield

This preview shows page 1. Sign up to view the full 3 pages of the document.
Description
Oc78 Precultural humans: absence of any archaeological record Distribution of earliest Hominins: three groups of sites: South East Central subSahara History of Discovery: 1925 Raymond Dart Professor of Human Anatomy University of Witwatersrand (South Africa) Fossils from limestone deposits Location of site: Taung South Africa Taung: Face of young apelike primate Modern features: Canines, foramen magnum (under skull) Type specimen for Australopithecus africanus Southern Ape of Africa Dart speculated Taung specimen represented a missing link Intermediate form between apes and hominids Reaction: afraid of scholarly reaction if names a hominid No earlier recognized hominids than Neanderthals at the time Reaction = negative Negative because of Piltdown 1912 discovered at Gravel Pit in England Piltdown: Piltdown Man presented as the missing link Larger humanlike brain Apelike jaw primitive Brain evolved first Fit expectations for evolution of humans Europe Brain first (culture), eating apparatus last Piltdown exposed as hoax in 1953 Dating Fluorine C14
More Less
Unlock Document
Subscribers Only

Only page 1 are available for preview. Some parts have been intentionally blurred.

Unlock Document
Subscribers Only
You're Reading a Preview

Unlock to view full version

Unlock Document
Subscribers Only

Log In


OR

Don't have an account?

Join OneClass

Access over 10 million pages of study
documents for 1.3 million courses.

Sign up

Join to view


OR

By registering, I agree to the Terms and Privacy Policies
Already have an account?
Just a few more details

So we can recommend you notes for your school.

Reset Password

Please enter below the email address you registered with and we will send you a link to reset your password.

Add your courses

Get notes from the top students in your class.


Submit