illastrated timeline of early humans

By fvalle
  • Australopithecus Afarensis (southern ape)

    Australopithecus Afarensis (southern ape)
    Lucy lived 3-4 million years ago. She was found in Africa near the Afar Triangle. She was 3 feet tall, a mix of human and ape. She had long arms, large forehead, and her jaw pertruded. No tools have been found. The people who lived in this time period were able to carry items and walk at the same time. They also used there hands for defense.
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    Illustrated timline of early humans

  • Homo Habilis (handy man)

    Homo Habilis (handy man)
    They lived 1.5-2 million years ago. They were found in Africa. These people were also a mix of ape and human. They walked on two feet, they were taller then Lucy, Their brain was two times bigger than Lucy's. Some tools they made were rocks as chopping tools, sharp stones for cutting. And animal bones as digging sticks. They were the first to make tools, they lived in groups, and they had longer life-spams.
  • Homo Erectus(upright man)

    Homo Erectus(upright man)
    The "upright man" have been on earth for 1.8-2 million years ago. They lived in Java, an island in Asia:Europe. They weretaller and thinner than others:some over 5 feet tall. They had strong bones, round and smooth forehead, a browridge. a thick skull, and their jaw stuck out. They used stone axes and fire. The Homo Erectus were the first to migrate out of Africa;good walkers and runners. Thye used fire for cooking, ate more meat, built huts, and used animal skins.
  • Homo Sapiens Neandrethalensis"Wise Man"

    Homo Sapiens Neandrethalensis"Wise Man"
    They lived from 230,000 to 30,000 years ago. The "wise man" lived in Neander Valle, Germany. They had thick bones;brow ridge, shorter and stokier but stronger than modern, large brain. They used MORE than 60 types of tools. Knives, scrapers,spear points. The "Wise Man" were the first to hunt in a group, they were also first to bury the dead.ived with modern humans for about 10,000 years.
  • Homo Sapiens Sapiens "Doubly Wise Man"

    Homo Sapiens Sapiens "Doubly Wise Man"
    They lived since 35,000 to 12,000 B.C. They lived in Africa but migrated across globe. They have high rounded skulls;large brains,small teeth, and slender bones. They attatched blades to other tools; tools for engraving and sculpting, created needles sor sewing. Built out of stone and earth;hooks spears and axl axl, and bow and arrow. They hunt from a distance, cave painters, carved out of clay, bone flint,and ivory. Painted to express themselves,and used pictures to teach.