ANT Part 4

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ANT Part 4
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2011-12-07 13:46:35
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ANT Exam Four Part 4 of 5
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  1. Classic Neanderthals:
    • 127-~50kya. Limited to Europe and Western Asia.
    • Long face - relatively low.
    • Globular, with maximum breadth at midparietal levels.
    • Large cranial capacity - 1200-1700, avg ~1500.
    • Occipital bun.
    • Extreme midfacial prognathism.
    • Large orbits, large nasal aperture/cavity.
    • Dentition: Large cheek teeth. Fused root and large pulp cavity - taurodontism.
    • Postcranial:
    • Extraordinarily thick ribs.
    • Extremely large muscle attachment.
    • Distal limb segments relatively short.
    • Extraordinarily robust.
  2. What tool technology are they associated with?
    Mousterian technology, Levallois techniques.
  3. Culture and behavior:
    • Buried their dead.
    • Hearths.
    • Language abilities near modern human.
  4. What is the difference between Classic/Western Neanderthals and Eastern Neanderthals?
    • Eastern:
    • Higher skull.
    • Less occipital bunning.
    • Less prognathism.
    • Males taller.
    • Sites younger.

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