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I.1.8.b.i Paleolithic culture

I. Lower Paleolithic 5,40,000-1,20,000 years ago Occurs in Pliestocene epoch. Rugged tools which were heavy and unsophisticated. First tools found in oluvian region of East Africa. Tool Culture: 1. Chellean, Abbevellian and Acheulianculture Hand axes: Pear shaped tools with cutting edge narrower than the butt. The evidences of Chou-kou-tian show that the tools must have […]

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I.1.6.a Australopithecines

Australoplithecines: The fossils of Australopithecus were found at different places in Africa and outside Africa. It is a small brained bidep with a number of species within the same genus. Most of these variants are associated with savanna living. Divided into two groups I. Gracile: It is considered to be an ancestor of Homo Small […]

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I.1.3 Main branches of Anthropology

There are four branches of anthropology: biological/physical anthropology, sociocultural anthropology, archaeological anthropology and linguistic anthropology. It highlights the holism of the discipline and how these parts with their uniqueness still manage to retain an analytic connectivity. Anthropology studies humankind in its totality taking into consideration both the past and present. And in this pursuit to […]

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