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The Diversity of Botanical Food of the Hemudu People: Evidence from an Examination of Food Residues in a Fu pot (2015)
DOCUMENT Citation Only Wei Ge. Weijin Huang.

Carbonized black debris was found in many fu pots recovered from an early stratum at the Hemudu site (c. 7000–6500 cal. BP). The debris resembles food residues. Although this kind of debris has been regarded as residues of cooked rice for a long time, so far no specific research has been conducted. To clarify the nature of these residues, we carried out a microscopic morphological analysis and stable isotope analysis on one of the specimens. The morphological analysis found starch granules of a...