Re: hominid time-line?

Richard Spear (rspear@PRIMENET.COM)
Mon, 23 Jan 1995 09:01:32 -0700

James - Skullduggery(sp?) sells a poster (running bottom to top) that
displays what you are looking for ... don't have the number with me, but
if you need it let me know.

Regards, Richard

On Mon, 23 Jan 1995, James Shreeve wrote:

> For an illustration in a forthcoming book, I am looking for an
> historical example of a "time line" of human evolution, depicting
> hominid species becoming progressively more human from left to
> right. Ideally, but not necessarily, the time-line would start with
> *afarensis*, end with Cro-Magnon, include a robust
> australopithecine "fork," and show a pronounced anatomical and/or
> cultural change between "Neandertal Man" and Cro-Magnon. I'm not
> looking for something that attempts to accurately reflect any
> particular interpretation of human phylogeny. What I'm after is an
> old-fashioned, more or less linear progression of ancestors ending in
> noble Us. Surprisingly, I haven't been able to find a good example of
> this in popular books or magazines or anthro texts. If anyone could
> send me a reference, I'd be much obliged. Thanks James Shreeve.
> --