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Early domesticated cowpea (Vigna unguiculata) from Central Ghana
From examining the remains of charred cowpeas from rock shelters in Central Ghana, the authors throw light on the subsistence strategies of the Kintampo people of the second millennium BCE. PerhapsExpand
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The Pre-Aksumite and Aksumite Settlement of NE Tigrai, Ethiopia
Abstract The first systematic archaeological survey conducted in NE Tigrai has produced new insights into the settlement history of the Pre-Aksumite and Aksumite kingdoms (800 B.C.–A.D. 700) ofExpand
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Pearl Millet and Kintampo Subsistence
Subsistence practices of the Kintampo cultural complex of sub-Saharan West Africa are now known to have included pearl millet cultivation, in addition to the utilization of tropical forest marginExpand
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Archaeobotanical evidence for pearl millet (Pennisetum glaucum) in sub-Saharan West Africa
The remains of pearl millet (Pennisetum glaucum) dating to 3460±200 and 2960±370 BP have been recovered at the archaeological site of Birimi, northern Ghana, associated with the Kintampo culturalExpand
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T’ef (Eragrostis tef) in Ancient Agricultural Systems of Highland Ethiopia
T’ef (Eragrostis tef) in Ancient Agricultural Systems of Highland Ethiopia. T’ef (Eragrostis tef) has been cultivated in the Horn of Africa for at least 2,000 years. The earliest known agriculturalExpand
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Landscapes of State Formation: Geospatial Analysis of Aksumite Settlement Patterns (Ethiopia)
Landscape-scale dynamics of the Kingdom of Aksum and its territories are exceptionally well-suited to help refine understanding of ancient complex polities in Africa and beyond. ArchaeologicalExpand
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OIL PALM AND PREHISTORIC SUBSISTENCE IN TROPICAL WEST AFRICA
This study reports on the analysis of macrobotanical remains recovered at three of the B-sites rock shelters in central Ghana (B4C, B5C, B6B), which were excavated under the auspices of the KintampoExpand
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Oil palm, arboriculture, and changing subsistence practices during Kintampo times (3600–3200 BP, Ghana)
Oil palm is an integral part of modern subsistence economies in West Africa, and archaeological evidence suggests that it also played an important role in antiquity. Steep increases in oil palmExpand
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General/Specific, Local/Global: Comparing the Beginnings of Agriculture in the Horn of Africa (Ethiopia/Eritrea) and Southwest Arabia (Yemen)
The Horn of Africa and Southwest Arabia are less than 30 km apart, yet the timing and nature of transitions to agriculture along the margins of the southern Red Sea differ substantially. This paperExpand
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Late Jomon cultigens in northeastern Japan
La base nourriciere de la civilisation japonnaise a toujours ete constituee sur la culture intensive du riz. Qu'est-ce qui poussait avant l'introduction de cette culture seculaire? Un apercu desExpand
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