Micro sample 460


Nine maize starch grains (plus 2 tentative maize starch grains) were recovered from a bifacial stone chopper (No. 147/10) found in Unit 4, Layer C1 (Dickau et al. 2007: Table 1).

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References Cited

Dickau, R., A. J. Ranere and R. G. Cooke
    2007    From the Cover: Starch Grain Evidence for the Preceramic Dispersals of Maize and Root Crops into Tropical Dry and Humid Forests of Panama. Proceeding of the National Academy of Sciences USA 104(9):3651-3656.

Ranere, A. J.
    1980    Preceramic Shelters in the Talamancan Range. In Adaptive Radiations in Prehistoric Panama, edited by O. F. Linares and A. J. Ranere, pp. 16–43. Peabody Museum Monographs, Vol. 5. Harvard University Press, Cambridge.


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