Micro sample 418


Starch granules (3) recovered from charred organic residues on the inner surface of a cooking-pot sherd (FS1041, sample 6). The AMS date was on the charred residue which had, embedded within it, the starch granules (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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