Life and Death at Windover

In 1982, a backhoe operator working at what would become the new Windover Farms housing development in Titusville, Florida, uncovered a human skull.

Author: Rachel K. Wentz

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ISBN: 1886104557

Category: Social Science

Page: 145

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In 1982, a backhoe operator working at what would become the new Windover Farms housing development in Titusville, Florida, uncovered a human skull. The bones of several other individuals soon emerged from the peat bog. It would be determined that the human remains uncovered at Windover were between 7,000 and 8,000 years old, making them 3,200 years older than King Tutankhamen and 2,000 years older than the Great Pyramids of Egypt. This was just the beginning of an archaeological adventure that continues today.
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Theory and Practice in the Bioarchaeology of Care

Life and death at Windover: Excavations of a 7,000-year-old pond cemetery. Cocoa: Florida Historical Press. Whitaker, E. D. (Ed.). (2006). Health and healing in comparative perspective. Upper Saddle River, NJ: Prentice Hall.

Author: Lorna Tilley

Publisher: Springer

ISBN: 9783319188607

Category: Social Science

Page: 319

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This book provides the first comprehensive introduction to, and explanation of, the theory and practice of the ‘bioarchaeology of care’, an original, fully theorised and contextualised case study-based approach designed to identify and interpret cases of care provision in prehistory. The applied methodology comprises four stages of analysis, each building on the content of the preceding one(s), which provide the framework for this process. Theory and Practice in the Bioarchaeology of Care is the primary source of information on this new approach and serves as a manual for its implementation. It elaborates the foundations on which the bioarchaeology of care is constructed; it leads the reader through the methodology; and it provides three detailed examples of prehistoric caregiving which illustrate how bioarchaeology of care analysis has the capacity to reveal aspects of past group and individual identity and lifeways which might otherwise have remained unknown.
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Strange But True America

What is now The remains at Windover are achingly called Windover Pond contained the bodies human . In one burial a mother cradles her of 168 individuals — some had died 7,000 newborn . In another a 3 - year - old was lovingly years ago ...

Author: John Hafnor

Publisher: John Hafnor

ISBN: 0964817551

Category: History

Page: 160

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The front 75% of the book is a series of oddball tales — one or more from each state — and a matching Crawford illustration for each. The final section of the book is the interactive “Thumbing Through America's Weird Past,” featuring sound-bite tales tied to a map that leads readers on a virtual trip through all 50 states.
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