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Plant Resource Utilization at the Shunshanji Site in Jiangsu Province Based on the Analysis of Plant Remains (2015)
DOCUMENT Citation Only Yuzhang YANG. Weiya LI. Chenglong YIN. Zhijie CHENG. Juzhong ZHANG.

Shunshanji is an important Neolithic age archaeological site in Jiangsu province. However, until now hardly any paleo-ethnobotanical research has been accomplished. In this paper, microbotanical remains such as starch grains and phytoliths were used to investigate the ancient plant utilization at this site. In addition, carbonized seeds from portulacaceae, rumex, chenopodiaceae, asteraceae were recovered through flotation analysis. Both stone tools and pottery vessels yielded plentiful starch...