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Olive cultivation and oil production in Palestine during the early Bronze Age (3500–2000 b.c.): the case of Tel Yarmouth, Israel
Identification of numerous remains (stones, seeds, charcoal) of Olea europaea (olive) at the early Bronze Age site of Tel Yarmouth, Israel, shows the importance of olives in the local economy.Expand
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Plant economy of the first farmers of central Belgium (Linearbandkeramik, 5200–5000 b.c.)
Carbonized fruits and seeds from 17 Linearbandkeramik (LBK) sites in central Belgium are discussed. The number of cultivated plants is rather limited, and two cultivated cereals (maybe three withExpand
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Revisiting and modelling the woodland farming system of the early Neolithic Linear Pottery Culture (LBK), 5600–4900 b.c.
This article presents the conception and the conceptual results of a modelling representation of the farming systems of the Linearbandkeramik Culture (LBK). Assuming that there were permanent fieldsExpand
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Natural woodland composition and vegetation dynamic during the Linearbandkeramik in north-western Europe (central Belgium, 5200–5000 b.c.)
Abstract Charcoal analysis was carried out on seven Linearbandkeramik sites in Hesbaye (central Belgium), where a first and a second stage of settlement were highlighted. This provides opportunity toExpand
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The opium poppy in Europe: exploring its origin and dispersal during the Neolithic
A new project aims to define the origins and dispersal patterns of the opium poppy in Neolithic Western Europe through a comprehensive programme of radiocarbon dating.
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Understanding the impact of socio-economic activities on archaeological charcoal assemblages in temperate areas: A comparative analysis of firewood management in two Neolithic societies in Western
This paper presents archaeological charcoal assemblages from two clusters of Neolithic sites in temperate Europe, which reveal differences in the choice of firewood acquisition areas. We advance andExpand
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Le pavot (Papaver somniferum) à la fin du 6e millénaire av. J.-C. en Europe occidentale
La decouverte de nouvelles semences de pavot (Papaver somniferum) sur les sites rubanes de Moyenne-Belgique vient renforcer l'ancrage nord-occidental de la plante dans la region, entre 5200 et 5000Expand
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Early Farmers: The View from Archaeology and Science
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