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Bio-Anthropological Studies of Early Holocence Hunter-Gatherer Sites at Huiyaotian and Liyupo in Guangxi China

Matsumura, H; Hung, Hsiao-chun; Zhen, Li; Shinoda, Ken-ichi


Archaeobotanical studies tend to concentrate on the evidence for specialised agricultural food production, with less attention directed towards the use of plant foods within hunter-gatherer contexts. Here, the authors present evidence for the exploitation of Canarium nuts from four late hunter-gatherer sites in southern China. Canarium nuts contributed to the inhabitants' diets from as early as 9000 cal BP. They also identify new uses of Canarium, c. 4500-4400 cal BP, as ritual offerings in the...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2017
Type: Book
DOI: .15184/aqy.2019.173
Access Rights: Open Access via publisher website


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