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starchgrainevidencerevealsearlypotteryfunctioncookingplantfoodsinnorthchina
Yang Xiaoyan1; Zhikun Ma1; Tao Wang2; Linda Perry3; Quan Li1; Huan Xiujia4; Yu Jincheng5
2014
Source Publicationchinesesciencebulletin
ISSN1001-6538
Volume59Issue:32Pages:4352
AbstractEarly pottery sherds excavated in northern China date back to more than 11,000 cal a BP, and are presumed to have been used as cooking vessels. There has been, however, no direct evidence to demonstrate this function. Here we report ancient starch grains recovered from carbonized residues adhering to the bases of flat-bottomed vessels excavated from the Zhuannian site dating more than 10,000 cal a BP in the North China Plain. This evidence demonstrates that early pottery was being used to cook cereal grains, particularly millets, and acorns. Because millets were in the process of domestication at this time, we propose that pottery invention in northern China may have been related to early farming activities.
Language英语
Funding Project[Strategic Priority Research Program of the Chinese Academy of Sciences] ; [National Natural Science Foundation of China]
Document Type期刊论文
Identifierhttp://ir.igsnrr.ac.cn/handle/311030/121910
Collection中国科学院地理科学与资源研究所
Affiliation1.中国科学院地理科学与资源研究所
2.首都师范大学
3.The Foundation for Archaeobotanical Research in Microfossils
4.中国科学院大学
5.Beijing Institute of Cultural Relics
First Author Affilication中国科学院地理科学与资源研究所
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Yang Xiaoyan,Zhikun Ma,Tao Wang,et al. starchgrainevidencerevealsearlypotteryfunctioncookingplantfoodsinnorthchina[J]. chinesesciencebulletin,2014,59(32):4352.
APA Yang Xiaoyan.,Zhikun Ma.,Tao Wang.,Linda Perry.,Quan Li.,...&Yu Jincheng.(2014).starchgrainevidencerevealsearlypotteryfunctioncookingplantfoodsinnorthchina.chinesesciencebulletin,59(32),4352.
MLA Yang Xiaoyan,et al."starchgrainevidencerevealsearlypotteryfunctioncookingplantfoodsinnorthchina".chinesesciencebulletin 59.32(2014):4352.
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