Click on the corresponding date to add an event to your personal calendar.*
Dr. Rachel Wentz, RPA of the Florida Public Archaeology Network, presents an archaeology series in honor of Florida Archaeology Month.
The History of the Human Skeleton
North Orange Branch
Tuesday, March 8, 6 p.m.
The human skeleton has intrigued, haunted, and amazed mankind through history. Explore the many uses of human remains and how our bones serve as symbolism within human culture.
Forensic Anthropology: How the Dead Died
West Oaks Branch
Tuesday, March 15, 6 p.m.
Take a look at how forensic anthropology helps solve crimes and determine cause of death through the analysis of human skeletal remains. Explore the vital role trauma analysis plays in forensics and how forensic anthropologists assist law enforcement in solving homicides.
Windover: A Mortuary Pond from Florida’s Archaic
Orlando Public Library, Library Central
Tuesday, March 22, 6 p.m.
Explore one of the most ancient, well-preserved archaeological sites in North America. The 7,000-year-old Windover archaeological site was a pond used for the interment of the dead, and produced over 160 individuals whose analyses have provided insight into the life and health of people during Florida’s Archaic period.
*This special event is FREE and everyone is invited.
Would you like to receive updates about future programs?
Send us an e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org and we'll add you to our list.
Tell Us What You Think
Help shape the programming at your local library.
Fill out a survey at www.ocls.info/Survey
Your opinion is valued!
*View the step-by-step instructions to add the event to your personal calendar.
View full listing of upcoming events