Home of the The Hall of Ma'at on the Internet
Home
Discussion Forums
Papers
Authors

December 12, 2019, 10:01 pm UTC    
February 23, 2018 08:09AM
Rick Baudé Wrote:
-------------------------------------------------------
> So, what's so wonderful about Levallois
> technology?

It isn't...it's mode 3 technology. Most Neanderthals could do it. The question is, could they do it without help from Africans?

[www.sciencemag.org]
"Some researchers have suggested the method was invented by H. sapiens and may mark our species’s presence and early steps out of Africa."

[faunachimps.tumblr.com]
This chimp can copy how to wear shoes, beads, and even learn to pump water from a well, but until contact with modern humans it doesn't follow he/she could invent a mode 5 water pump in the forest on their own. They really can't get past thinking in mode zero in hominin terms no matter how long you train them. Mode zero is a smashed rock with a sharp edge used to cut a string. I doubt if a chimp really understands the social significance of wearing beads. If a chimp can copy, so could a Neanderthal up to a mode 3 point.

Modern humans can and do use mode 1 through mode 5 technology. Just because something is old doesn't make it bad per se.

[www.lithiccastinglab.com]
This is Levallois technology used by the Mayans. But there is new spin put on an old idea, they incorporated a handle on the Levallois blade...something you will never find at a Neanderthal site.

Here is the same idea on a biface, no need to use messy bitumen for hafting to a handle, just use the rock itself:
[www.lithiccastinglab.com]

Again, you won't find trick handles incorporated into Neanderthal hand axes, even though Neanderthals knew how to make a mode 3 biface.



Subject Author Posted

Scientists confirm that Neanderthals could paint.

Rick Baudé February 22, 2018 03:59PM

Re: Scientists confirm that Neanderthals could paint.

Khazar-khum February 22, 2018 06:00PM

Re: Scientists confirm that Neanderthals could paint.

Rick Baudé February 22, 2018 06:04PM

Re: Scientists confirm that Neanderthals could paint.

Khazar-khum February 22, 2018 06:17PM

Re: Scientists confirm that Neanderthals could paint.

Rick Baudé February 22, 2018 06:18PM

Re: Scientists confirm that Neanderthals could paint.

Khazar-khum February 22, 2018 06:43PM

Re: Scientists confirm that Neanderthals could paint.

Rick Baudé February 22, 2018 08:11PM

Re: Scientists confirm that Neanderthals could paint.

Lee Olsen February 25, 2018 05:03PM

Re: Scientists confirm that Neanderthals could paint doodles

Lee Olsen February 26, 2018 02:44PM

Re: Scientists confirm that Neanderthals could paint doodles

Khazar-khum February 27, 2018 03:56PM

Re: Scientists confirm that Neanderthals could paint.

Lee Olsen February 24, 2018 11:35AM

Re: Scientists confirm that Neanderthals could paint.

Khazar-khum February 24, 2018 02:33PM

Re: Scientists confirm that Neanderthals could paint.

Lee Olsen February 24, 2018 05:09PM

Re: Scientists confirm that Neanderthals could paint.

Khazar-khum February 24, 2018 05:14PM

Re: Scientists confirm that Neanderthals could paint.

Lee Olsen February 24, 2018 05:29PM

Re: Scientists confirm that Neanderthals could paint.

Khazar-khum February 25, 2018 09:40PM

Re: Scientists confirm that Neanderthals could paint.

Lee Olsen February 25, 2018 10:18PM

Re: Scientists confirm that Neanderthals could paint.

Khazar-khum February 27, 2018 03:59PM

Neanderthals couldn't paint representational art.

Lee Olsen February 27, 2018 08:45PM

Re: Scientists confirm that Neanderthals could paint.

Lee Olsen February 27, 2018 11:28PM

Re: Scientists confirm that Neanderthals could paint.

Khazar-khum February 28, 2018 05:50PM

Re: Scientists confirm that Neanderthals could paint.

Lee Olsen February 28, 2018 11:46PM

Re: Scientists confirm that Neanderthals could paint.

Lee Olsen February 27, 2018 11:56PM

Re: Scientists confirm that Neanderthals could paint.

Lee Olsen February 27, 2018 11:37PM

Re: Scientists confirm that Neanderthals could paint.

Lee Olsen February 26, 2018 04:08PM

Re: Scientists confirm that Neanderthals could paint.

Khazar-khum February 27, 2018 04:12PM

Re: Scientists confirm that Neanderthals could paint.

Charlie Hatchett March 06, 2018 08:20PM

Re: Scientists confirm that Neanderthals could paint.

Khazar-khum March 10, 2018 01:57AM

Re: Scientists confirm that Neanderthals could paint.

Lee Olsen February 26, 2018 05:04PM

Re: Scientists confirm that Neanderthals could paint.

Lee Olsen February 24, 2018 11:14AM

Re: Scientists confirm that Neanderthals could paint.

Khazar-khum February 24, 2018 02:34PM

Re: Scientists confirm that Neanderthals or hybrids or early AMH could paint.

Lee Olsen February 26, 2018 10:59AM

Re: Scientists confirm that Neanderthals or hybrids or early AMH could paint.

Lee Olsen March 16, 2018 09:12AM

Re: Scientists confirm that Flow didn't paint on USA cave walls

Lee Olsen February 24, 2018 06:19PM

Re: Scientists confirm that Flow didn't paint on USA cave walls

Rick Baudé February 24, 2018 06:43PM

Re: Scientists confirm that Flow didn't paint on USA cave walls

Lee Olsen February 24, 2018 07:24PM

Re: Scientists confirm that Flow didn't paint on USA cave walls

Rick Baudé February 24, 2018 07:29PM

Re: Scientists confirm that Flow didn't paint on USA cave walls

Lee Olsen February 24, 2018 08:14PM

Re: Scientists confirm that Flow didn't paint on USA cave walls

Khazar-khum February 25, 2018 09:44PM

Re: Scientists confirm that Neanderthals could paint.

Lee Olsen February 24, 2018 10:26AM

Re: Scientists confirm that Neanderthals could paint.

Khazar-khum February 24, 2018 02:36PM

Re: Scientists confirm that Neanderthals could paint.

Rick Baudé February 24, 2018 04:17PM

Re: Scientists confirm that Neanderthals could paint.

Lee Olsen February 25, 2018 05:14PM

Re: Scientists confirm that Neanderthals could paint.

Khazar-khum February 25, 2018 09:44PM

Re: Scientists confirm that Neanderthals could paint.

Lee Olsen February 25, 2018 06:03PM

Not so fast Hoffman et al.

Lee Olsen February 22, 2018 08:28PM

Re: Not so fast Hoffman et al.

Khazar-khum February 22, 2018 10:46PM

Re: Not so fast Hoffman et al.

Lee Olsen February 22, 2018 11:45PM

Re: Not so fast Hoffman et al.

Khazar-khum February 23, 2018 11:37PM

Re: Not so fast Hoffman et al.

Lee Olsen February 25, 2018 06:36PM

Re: Not so fast Hoffman et al.

Khazar-khum February 25, 2018 09:43PM

Re: Not so fast Hoffman et al.

Lee Olsen February 25, 2018 09:53PM

Re: Not so fast Hoffman et al. his oldest dates have been challenged

Lee Olsen September 24, 2018 08:32AM

Re: Scientists confirm that Neanderthals could paint.

Khazar-khum February 22, 2018 10:50PM

Re: Scientists didn't confirm that Neanderthals could paint.

Lee Olsen February 23, 2018 12:49AM

Re: Scientists confirm that Neanderthals could paint.

Lee Olsen February 22, 2018 11:03PM

Re: Scientists confirm that Neanderthals could paint.

Rick Baudé February 23, 2018 12:07AM

Re: Scientists confirm that Neanderthals could paint.

Lee Olsen February 23, 2018 08:09AM

Re: Scientists confirm that Neanderthals could paint.

Khazar-khum February 23, 2018 11:43PM

Re: Scientists confirm that Neanderthals could paint.

Lee Olsen February 24, 2018 08:57AM

Re: Scientists confirm that Neanderthals could paint.

Khazar-khum February 24, 2018 02:39PM

Re: Scientists confirm that Neanderthals could paint.

Khazar-khum February 23, 2018 11:40PM

Re: Scientists confirm that Neanderthals could paint.

Lee Olsen February 24, 2018 10:00AM

Re: Scientists confirm that Neanderthals could paint.

Khazar-khum February 24, 2018 02:42PM

Re: Scientists confirm that Neanderthals could paint.

Lee Olsen February 24, 2018 05:12PM

Re: Scientists confirm that Neanderthals could paint.

Khazar-khum February 24, 2018 05:16PM

Re: Scientists confirm that Neanderthals could paint.

Lee Olsen February 24, 2018 05:48PM

Re: Scientists confirm that Neanderthals could paint.

Lee Olsen February 24, 2018 06:03PM

Re: Scientists confirm that Neanderthals could paint.

Khazar-khum February 25, 2018 09:48PM

Re: Scientists confirm that Neanderthals could paint.

Lee Olsen February 25, 2018 10:50PM

Re: Scientists confirm that Neanderthals could paint.

Hermione February 26, 2018 05:46AM



Sorry, only registered users may post in this forum.

Click here to login