Micro sample 419


Starch granules (n=11) recovered from charred organic residues on a cooking-pot sherd (FS1052, sample 11). Charred residue from the inside of this ceramic vessel was directly dated (Zarrillo et al. 2008:5008).

Radiocarbon Date

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References Cited

Zarrillo, S., D. M. Pearsall, J. S. Raymond, M. A. Tisdale and D. J. Quon
    2008    Directly dated starch residues document early formative maize (Zea mays L.) in tropical Ecuador. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, USA 105(13):5006–5011.


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