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The Nariokotome Homo Erectus Skeleton

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Published by Springer .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Early man,
  • Palaeontology,
  • Anthropology - General,
  • Life Sciences - Evolution,
  • Life Sciences - General,
  • Anthropologie,
  • Knochen,
  • Menschheitsgeschichte,
  • Paläontologie,
  • Skelett,
  • Social Science / Anthropology / General,
  • anthropology,
  • bones,
  • history of mankind,
  • homo erectus,
  • paleontology,
  • skeleton,
  • Science

  • Edition Notes

    ContributionsAlan Walker (Editor), Richard Leakey (Editor)
    The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages458
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL9060943M
    ISBN 103540563016
    ISBN 109783540563013

    The Nariokotome Homo erectus Skeleton. Massachusetts: Harvard University Press. p Latimer B, Ward CV. The Thoracic and Lumbar vertebrae. In: Leaky R, Walker A, editors. The Nariokotome Homo erectus Skeleton. Massachusetts: Harvard University Press. p Jellema L M, Latimer B, and Walker A. The Rib Cage. The Nariokotome boy skeleton KNM‐WT is the most complete Homo erectus fossil and therefore is key for understanding human evolution. Nevertheless, since Latimer and Ohman () reported on severe congenital pathology in KNM‐WT , it is questionable whether this skeleton can still be used as reference for Homo erectus skeletal biology.. The asserted pathologies include Cited by:

      Nariokotome is not a word that flows trippingly off the tongue, and you won't find it easily in any ordinary dictionary or atlas. But to students of human evolution it is the place in northern Kenya, west of Lake Turkana where an astonishingly complete million-year-old juvenile Homo erectus skeleton was discovered in The skeleton was discovered in by Kamoya Kimeu, a member of a team led by Richard Leakey, at Nariokotome near Lake Turkana in northwest s: Tentatively assigned Homo ergaster.

    Start studying ANTHRO Quiz Learn vocabulary, terms, and more with flashcards, games, and other study tools. it is the most complete Homo erectus skeleton. The fossil Nariokotome boy revealed that Homo erectus. had a very modern postcranial anatomy. This terrific book focuses on the Nariokatome Boy, a M yr old Homo Erectus’ skeleton. World-class excavator and discoverer Kamoya Kimeu found the first pieces, Richard Leakey's team spent 5 years patiently digging and sifting a volume of earth the size of a house to find the rest/5.


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This book on Homo erectus specimen KNM-WT is nicely done. Dozens of pictures make for easy comparison to other primates. The pictures are scaled at 90 percent, and are in black and white (which was a let down for [the price].

Some great info and pictures on the dentition of the Turkana specimen are included, including the unusually large roots/5(2). In this book, the authors present descriptions and photographs of all parts of the The partial skeleton of Homo erectus found in Kenya by Alan Walker, Richard Leakey, and others is truly one of the great discoveries in paleoanthropology, after the world's best paleoanthropologists have diligently searched for traces of Homo erectus in Africa and Asia for a century/5(4).

Beautifully illustrated and richly descriptive, The Nariokotome Homo erectus Skeleton takes us into the field and the laboratory, and into the far reaches of prehistory, to show us what the fossilized remains of a young boy can tell us about our : $ Piece followed piece--facial bones, teeth, vertebrae--and little by little paleontologists put together the most complete early hominid ever discovered, a Homo erectus skeleton christened the 4/5(2).

The discovery of the Nariokotome Homo erectus skeleton, a milestone in the history of paleoanthropology, is fully documented in this book.

Beautifully illustrated, it takes us into the field and the laboratory, and into the far reaches of prehistory, to show us what the fossilized remains of a young boy can tell us about our beginnings.

The Nariokotome Homo Erectus Skeleton. The partial skeleton of Homo erectus found in Kenya by Alan Walker, Richard Leakey, and others is truly one of the great discoveries in paleoanthropology. The partial skeleton of Homo erectus found in Kenya by Alan Walker, Richard Leakey, and others is truly one of the great discoveries in paleoanthropology, after the world's best paleoanthropologists have diligently searched for traces of Homo erectus in Africa and Asia for a century.

In this book. Piece followed piece--facial bones, teeth, vertebrae--and little by little paleontologists put together the most complete early hominid ever discovered, a Homo erectus skeleton christened the Nariokotome boy. This phenomenal find, a milestone in the history of paleoanthropology, is fully documented in this remarkable book/5(3).

Beautifully illustrated and richly descriptive, The NariokotomeHomo erectus Skeletontakes us into the field and the laboratory, and into the far reaches of prehistory, to show us what the fossilized remains of a young boy can tell us about our beginnings.4/5(2).

The partial skeleton of Homo erectus found in Kenya by Alan Walker, Richard Leakey, and others is truly one of the great discoveries in paleoanthropology, after the world's best paleoanthropologists have diligently searched for traces of Homo erectus in Africa and Asia for a century.

In this book Price: $ Beautifully illustrated and richly descriptive, The Nariokotome Homo Erectus Skeleton takes us into the field and the laboratory, and into the far reaches of prehistory, to show us what the fossilized remains of a young boy can tell us about our beginnings.

Buy at Local Store Enter your zip code below to purchase from an indie close to you. The nariokotome homo erectus skeleton. Edited by Alan Walker and Richard Leakey.

Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press. ISBN 0‐‐‐4. $ (cloth)Author: Henry M. McHenry. The Nariokotome Homo erectus skeleton. Summary: The partial skeleton of Homo erectus found in Kenya by Alan Walker, Richard Leakey, and others is truly one of the great discoveries in paleoanthropology, after the world's best paleoanthropologists have diligently searched for traces of Homo erectus in Africa and Asia for a century.

Description: The discovery of the Nariokotome Homo erectus skeleton, a milestone in the history of paleoanthropology, is fully documented in this book. Nariokotome, site in northern Kenya known for the discovery of a nearly complete skeleton of African Homo erectus (also called H.

ergaster) dating to approximately million years ago. The skeleton, known as KNM-WT to paleoanthropologists, is also called “ Turkana Boy.” It is extraordinary in its completeness.

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Buy the Hardcover Book Nariokotome Homo Erectus Skeleton by Alan Walker atCanada's largest bookstore. Free shipping and pickup in store on eligible orders. On the slopes of the Nariokotome sand river in Kenya, sifting through sediments more than a million years old, Kamoya Kimeu uncovered a small piece of a skull.

The partial skeleton of Homo erectus found in Kenya by Alan Walker, Richard Leakey, and others is truly one of the great discoveries in paleoanthropology, after the world's best paleoanthropologists have diligently searched for traces of Homo erectus in Africa and Asia for a century.

The partial skeleton of Homo erectus found in Kenya by Alan Walker, Richard Leakey, and others is truly one of the great discoveries in paleoanthropology, after the world's best paleoanthropologists have diligently searched for traces of Homo erectus in Africa and Asia for a : Alan Walker; Richard Leakey.

What is the significance of the Nariokotome skeleton (KNM-WT ). Compare the cranial anatomy of Homo erectus with that of Homo habilis and Homo sapiens. Homo erectus is described as "conquering the world." What does that mean. Where have their remains been found.

Trace the expansion of Homo erectus beyond Africa. In doing so, they found evidence that Homo sapiens not only had sex with Neanderthals, they also interbred with Homo erectus, the "upright walking man," Homo .The Nariokotome boy is a remarkably complete skeleton of Homo erectus (also sometimes called Homo ergaster) and illustrates many of the evolutionary.

Wrangham’s book “Catching Fire: How Cooking Made Us Human” is published today by Basic Books. In it, he makes the case that the ability to harness fire and cook food allowed the brain to grow and the digestive tract to shrink, giving rise to our ancestor Homo erectus some .