Early Modern Humans

  title={Early Modern Humans},
  author={Erik Trinkaus},
  journal={Annual Review of Anthropology},
  • E. Trinkaus
  • Published 16 September 2005
  • Geography
  • Annual Review of Anthropology
AbstractPerceptions of the emergence and spread of modern humans have changed recently through the reanalysis of fossils, an improved geochronological framework, and the discovery of a few specimens. Early modern humans in various portions of the Old World exhibit complex and varying mosaics of archaic, modern, and regional morphological characteristics. On the basis of this pattern, in conjunction with the emerging chronology of the earliest modern humans, the paleontological data indicate an… 

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