[ links]   []   [archief]   [index]

[<<<] [Project 0] [>>>]

Ancient remains found in central Florida peat farm

Ancient remains found in central Florida peat farm
trefwoorden: Florida - beenderen - 2800 BCE
When workers digging up peat at a former central Florida sod farm unearthed human remains with their backhoe, they called the police. But this was a cold case that authorities were unlikely to solve.
The bones found Thursday appeared to be those of a young man who died in his late teens or early 20s about 4,800 years ago, said Anthony Falsetti, an associate professor of anthropology at the University of Florida.
"It's quite significant because it ties into some earlier discoveries in the 1980s ... dating back to 8,000 years ago," Falsetti said Friday. "It continues to fill in the picture of early life ... in Florida."

Lees verder bij: Naples News (13 oktober 2003)