Newsgroups: sci.anthropology.paleo, sci.archaeology
From: Lee Olsen <paleoc...@hotmail.com>
Date: Wed, 3 Oct 2012 04:47:35 -0700 (PDT)
Local: Wed, Oct 3 2012 7:47 am
Subject: Re: National Geographic's "Becoming Human" and the Endurance Running facts
Jack Teehan <deerfieldproducti...@gmail.com>
Seth Dwight <deerfieldproducti...@gmail.com>
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On Oct 2, 10:49 pm, JTEM <jte...@gmail.com> wrote:
> I'll post this again"However, in Acheulean sites, evidence suggests that transport
occurs more often – and over much greater distances. At Olorgesailie,
Isaac (1977) notes occurrences of quartz brought over 40 km. At
Kilombe, similarly, two obsidian bifaces appear among many hundreds
made from local lavas, and the implication is again that long-distance
transport occurred (Gowlett, 1982). At Gadeb, in eastern Ethiopia,
at about 1.5 Ma, several obsidian bifaces apparently document a
distance of over 100 km (Clark,1980). Thus, the archaeological record
suggests that transport both became more common and occurred over much
greater distances, during the period in which Homo acquired its modern
human-like postcranial skeleton (Wang and Crompton, 2004)."
W.-J. Wang and R. H. Crompton 2004
"The Turkana boy tells us that early H. erectus, besides being a tall
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