Micro sample 689

Information

Maize phytoliths recovered from a human coprolite sample (CVR001) from Operation VI, Unit 12, Layer 3, Feature 1 C5, a low status residence at the site. The coprolite also contained maize starch grains, as well as one maize kernel (Haas et al. 2013: Tables S1 and S4). It was indirectly dated in association with plant fibres recovered from the same excavation unit.

Radiocarbon Date

Attached Files

Huaricanga_(aa-84576)

References Cited

Haas, Jonathan, Winifred Creamer, Luis Huamán Mesía, David Goldstein, Karl Reinhard and Cindy Vergel Rodríguez
    2013    Evidence for Maize (Zea mays) in the Late Archaic (3000-1800 B.C.) in the Norte Chico Region of Peru. PNAS Early Edition:1-5.

Comments

No comments yet