Micro sample 457


Starch grain recovered from dental calculus. The date associated with this sample is from human bone collagen from burial 2 at the site, but not from the same individual that yielded the maize starch (Wesolowski et al. 2010:1327).

Radiocarbon Date

Attached Files

Starch grain consistent with Zea mays (Wesolowski 2010:1334, Fig 8 g).

References Cited

Wesolowski, V., S. M. Ferraz MendonÁa de Souza, K. J. Reinhard and G. Ceccantini
    2010    Evaluating Microfossil Content of Dental Calculus from Brazilian Sambaquis. Journal of Archaeological Science 37(6):1326-1338.


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