TITLE

Acorn eating and agricultural origins: California ethnographies as analogies for the ancient Near

AUTHOR(S)
McCorriston, Joy
PUB. DATE
March 1994
SOURCE
Antiquity;Mar1994, Vol. 68 Issue 258, p97
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Examines the ethnographic and ecological evidence used in reconstructing Natufian subsistence in the Mediterranean zone. Discussion of the role of balanophagy, or acorn-eating, in hunter-gatherer economies; Introduction of some perspectives in reconstructing land and resource use in the ancient Near East; Investigation of early domestication of cereals and legumes.
ACCESSION #
9406240457

 

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