This blog offers research information on Japanese archaeobotany as well as my interests.
16 September, 2009
Ancient starch in China
Today I read the following paper. It discusses about starch residues on archaeological stone tools.
Yang, XiaoYan, JinCheng Yu, HouYuan Lü, TianXing Cui, JingNing Guo, and QuanSheng Ge. 2009. Starch grain analysis reveals function of grinding stone tools at Shangzhai site, Beijing. Science in China Series D: Earth Sciences 52 (8): 1164-1171.