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Thursday, 08 December 2022, 11:44 (11:44 AM) CST, day 342 of 2022

Prehistoric Cultures

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Dates and Times to Remember 

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Thursday, 08 December 2022, 17:44 (05:44 PM) GMT, day 342 of 2022
. . . in History 
  . . . in Headlines
 

      Babel Fish Translation 
~ translate this page
 

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Piltdown

("a man who never was")

In the News

 The Piltdown Men Photo

  Portrait by John Cooke, 1915

Back row (from left): F. O. Barlow, Grafton Elliot Smith, Charles Dawson, Arthur Smith Woodward.
Front row: A. S. Underwood, Arthur Keith, W. P. Pycraft, and Sir Ray Lankester.
Teilhard de Chardin is absent.

(chart)


In the News . . .



Piltdown Skull

Arthur Smith Woodward's
Reconstruction of the Piltdown Skull


Reconstruction of Piltdown Man
Reconstruction of Piltdown Man

Homo sapiens

| Primates -- Contemporary | Primates -- Prehistoric | Hominids | Australopithecus |

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Genus

Species

Variety 

Alternative Name

Example

Homo

sapiens

heidelberg-
ensis

 

"Pre-Modern"
("Archaic")

Heidelberg, Steinheim, Swanscombe, Kabwe . . .

Neanderthal-
ensis
?
(Denisovans?)

Neandertal

"Hobbit"


sapiens
(prehistoric)

Prehistoric
"Early Moderns"

Cro-Magnon, Border Cave, Qafzeh, etc.

sapiens
(contemporary)

Contemporary
"Moderns"

UMD Students

Special Case: Piltdown

Adapted from Intoduction to Physical Anthropology, 8th ed, Jurmain, Nelson, Kilgore, and Trevathan
(Belmont, CA: Wadsworth/Thomson Learning, 2000, pp. 285 - 290).


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