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Other Food-Related Residues

  • Mary E. Malainey
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Part of the Manuals in Archaeological Method, Theory and Technique book series (MATT)

Abstract

Food-related residues appear in a variety of contexts, including flaked and ground stone tools, thermally altered rock, and even in the teeth of the deceased. Examples of different approaches that can be taken for the analysis of these residues are presented, including fatty acid analysis, identification of possible biomarkers and techniques that can identify both the inorganic and organic components in the residue. The analysis of lipid residues is described in Chapter 14.

Keywords

Stone Tool Projectile Point Ethnographic Account Burned Bone Heated Rock 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Mary E. Malainey
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  1. 1.Department of AnthropologyBrandon UniversityBrandonCanada

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