Cueva de los Ladrones


(Cooke and Ranere 1992)

ID Other ID Type Subtype Uncal BP (years) ± 1 σ (years) Median cal BP (years) Lower cal BP (years) Upper cal BP (years) δ13C Contaminated?
TEM-123 MicroSample starch grain 6860 90 7707 7927 7570 No
TEM-123 MicroSample phytolith 6860 90 7707 7927 7570 No
TEM-119 MicroSample phytolith 4800 100 5520 5735 5313 No
TEM-120 MicroSample phytolith 3770 80 4148 4411 3928 No

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References Cited

Cooke, R. G. and A. J. Ranere
    1992    Prehistoric Human Adaptations to the Seasonally Dry Forests of Panama. World Archaeology 24(1):114-133.

Dickau, R.
    2010    Microbotanical and Macrobotanical Evidence of Plant Use and the Transition to Agriculture in Panama. In Integrating Zooarchaeology and Paleoethnobotany: A Consideration of Issues, Methods, and Cases, edited by A. M. VanDerwarker and T. M. Peres, pp. 99-134. Springer, New York.

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.

Piperno, D. R.
    1984    A Comparison and Differentiation of Phytoliths from Maize and Wild Grasses: Use of Morphological Criteria. American Antiquity 49(2):361-383.

Piperno, D. R., K. H. Clary, R. G. Cooke, A. J. Ranere and D. Weiland
    1985    Preceramic Maize in Central Panama: Phytolith and Pollen Evidence. American Anthropologist, New Series 87(4):871-878.