Recent Discoveries Attributed to Early Man in America

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1. The banks where Skeletons I and II were discovered23
2. Exposures of the southern bank42
3. Inclusion of human bones in a solid conglomerate of sand, etc42
4. Human skull "in concrete" and filled with hard breccia42
5. Human bones included in hard rock42
6. Fig. 1. -- Location of Skeleton II. Fig. 2. -- Exposure of the muck and sand bed in which Skeleton II was found45
7. Adventitious stratification in the dumps, southern bank49
8. The femora and left tibia of Vero Skeleton I52
9. Right side of skull of Vero Skeleton II56
10. Top view of the reconstructed skull of Vero Skeleton II56
11. Left femur and right ulna of Skeleton II58
12. Humerus and radius of Vero Skeleton II58
13. Miscellaneous bones of Skeletons I and II58
14. Potsherds from the fossil-bearing Vero deposits60

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1. Vero, the drainage canal, and vicinity24
2. Sketch showing the strata exposed in the canal bank at Vero25
3. Sketch showing the strata exposed in the south bank of the canal west of the bridge28
4. Detail of section of the bank on the south side of the canal from about 458 to 468 feet west of the bridge29
5. Detail of the section of the south bank from about 470 to 478 feet west of the bridge30
6. The creek near Vero before the excavation of the canal39
7. The Vero Canal, between the spillway and the railroad bridge40
8. Portion of the lower jaw of Skeleton II; median incisor found in the vicinity of Skeleton II56

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Table of contents

Table of contents

  • Title Page 1
  • Letter of Transmittal 3
  • Contents 5
  • Illustrations 7
  • Recent Discoveries Attributed to Early Man in America 9
  • The "Ancient Man of Cuzco," Peru 10
  • The la Brea Skeleton, California 17
  • The "Fossil" Man of Vero, Flortda 23
  • Addenda 61
  • Index 67
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