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  1. “Early Homo” -- The First Humans Understanding Physical Anthropology and Archaeology, 9th ed., p. 215

  2. Neandertals and Other Archaics “Early” Homo and “Archaic” Homo? What’s the difference between

  3. Neandertals and Other Archaics “Early” Homo = Homo habilis 2.4 mya What’s the difference between

  4. Neandertals and Other Archaics “Archaic” Homo = Neandertals and others ca. 300,000 ybp What’s the difference between

  5. Neandertals and Other Archaics “Archaic” Homo = “Premodern Human” ca. 300,000 ybp What’s the difference between

  6. Neandertals and Other Archaics “Early” Homo = Homo habilis 2.4 mya What’s the difference between

  7. Source: Humankind Emerging, 7th ed., p. 33

  8. “Early Homo” Homo rudolfensis . . . (e.g., KNM ER 1470) 2. Homo habilis . . . Some people think there are two species:

  9. Early Homo Understanding Physical Anthropology and Archaeology, 8th ed., p. 252 (cf., pp. 215-217, 9th ed.: “We agree that more than one species is probably represented, but for simplicity suggest referring to all the [Plio-pleistocene human] specimens as ‘early Homo.’” “The species names Homo habilis and Homo rudolfensis are the ones most commonly used for designating two different species of early Homo.”

  10. Understanding Physical Anthropology and Archaeology, 9th ed., p. 268

  11. Understanding Physical Anthropology and Archaeology, 9th ed., p. 215

  12. Understanding Physical Anthropology and Archaeology, 8th ed., Fig. 10-30

  13. Understanding Physical Anthropology and Archaeology, 8th ed., Fig. 10-31

  14. Understanding Physical Anthropology and Archaeology, 8th ed., Fig. 10-29

  15. Early Homo Understanding Physical Anthropology and Archaeology, 8th ed., p. 252 (cf., pp. 215-217, 9th ed.: “We agree that more than one species is probably represented, but for simplicity suggest referring to all the [Plio-pleistocene human] specimens as ‘early Homo.’” “The species names Homo habilis and Homo rudolfensis are the ones most commonly used for designating two different species of early Homo.”

  16. Genus Australopithecus Paranthropus Homo Species ramidus afarensis africanus aethiopicus boisei robustus habilis ( “early” ) rudolfensis ( “early” ) erectus sapiens Australopithecines - Homo

  17. Traits 1. Are the first humans (Homo) . . . “Early Homo”

  18. Traits 1. Are the first humans (Homo) . . . “Early Homo” 2. Are (sometimes called) Plio-Pleistocene hominids . . .

  19. Traits 1. Are the first humans (Homo) . . . “Early Homo” 2. Are (sometimes called) Plio-Pleistocene hominids . . . 3. Are the earliest lithic tool makers . . .

  20. Traits 1. Are the first humans (Homo) . . . “Early Homo” 2. Are (sometimes called) Plio-Pleistocene hominids . . . 3. Are the earliest lithic tool makers . . . 4. Had big brains

  21. Cranial Capacity Understanding Physical Anthropology and Archaeology, 8th ed., p. 234

  22. Understanding Physical Anthropology and Archaeology, 9th ed., p. 269

  23. Time 23 July 2001

  24. Time 23 July 2001

  25. Smithsonian Institution

  26. Traits 1. Are the first humans (Homo) . . . “Early Homo” 2. Are (sometimes called) Plio-Pleistocene hominids . . . 3. Are the earliest lithic tool makers . . . 4. Had big brains

  27. Glossary Homo rudolfensis . . . Homo habilis . . . “Early Homo” =

  28. Glossary Homo rudolfensis . . . Homo habilis . . . “Early Homo” = (e.g., KNM ER 1470)

  29. Time 23 July 2001

  30. Major Species one of two species of “Early Homo” inhabited South and East Africa 2.4 – 1.6 mya Homo rudolfensis –(KNM ER 1470)

  31. Glossary Homo rudolfensis . . . Homo habilis . . . “Early Homo” =

  32. Major Species one of two species of “Early Homo” inhabited South and East Africa 2.0 – 1.6 mya Homo habilis –(Olduvai, Koobi Fora . . .)

  33. Selected Major Discoveries / Events, ca. 1850 - Present Homo habilis –(Olduvai, Koobi Fora . . .) • Olduvai Gorge, Tanzania • 700 cc brain • tool manufacture • 1.85 - 1.6 mya

  34. Understanding Physical Anthropology and Archaeology, 9th ed. p 185

  35. Time 23 July 2001

  36. Traits 1. Are the first humans (Homo) . . . “Early Homo” 2. Are (sometimes called) Plio-Pleistocene hominids . . .

  37. Understanding Physical Anthropology and Archaeology, 9th ed., p. 103

  38. Epochs: Tertiary / Quaternary