AntA01 Lecture 1
What is Anthropology: the study of humankind
-it is a four field: Archaeology, Biological (evolutionary) anthropology, Social/ cultural, and linguistics
Paleolithic = old stone age archeology
Biological anthropology – know these images of ancestral
Bog Bodies: a type of mummification that makes the body like leather
Paleoanthropology: Looking at fossil species of our ancestors – flourisiencis is another species that lived
at the same time
We didn’t EVOLVE from apes, we ARE apes.
Through the ability of language is how we developed culture and culture is what makes us unique.
LEARN the MECHNISMS and PROCESSES of Evolu