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Late Pleistocene Human Skeleton and mtDNA Link Paleoamericans and Modern Native Americans
American Beauty Modern Native American ancestry traces back to an East Asian migration across Beringia. However, some Native American skeletons from the late Pleistocene show phenotypicExpand
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Multi-Proxy Analysis of Plant use at Formative Period Los Naranjos, Honduras
Paleoethnobotanical analyses of samples excavated at Los Naranjos, Honduras, provide an unprecedented record of the diversity of plants used at an early center with monumental architecture andExpand
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Foodways and Resilience under Apocalyptic Conditions
Food is an active component of social and political process in times of daily plenty and in times of extreme scarcity. Routinized modes of foodways are hard to dislodge, even when resources and broadExpand
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Beyond the Ecofact: Toward a Social Paleoethnobotany in Mesoamerica
This essay examines the relationship between social archaeology and paleoethnobotany in Mesoamerica, a region where paleoethnobotanical research has been growing rapidly. We synthesize MesoamericanExpand
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Paradigms and Syntagms of Ethnobotanical Practice in Pre-Hispanic Northwestern Honduras
The relationships between people and plants are complex and highly varied, especially in the mosaic of ecologies represented across Southeastern Mesoamerica. In studying plant use in the past,Expand
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Abstract In recent years, researchers in pre-Hispanic Central America have used new approaches that greatly amplify and enhance evidence of plants and their uses. This paper presents a case studyExpand
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Centering the Classic Maya Kingdom of Sak Tz’i’
ABSTRACT In this article, we provide the results of preliminary archaeological and epigraphic research undertaken at the site of Lacanjá Tzeltal, Chiapas. Field research conducted in 2018, inExpand
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The lowland Maya settlement landscape: Environmental LiDAR and ecology
Abstract This paper presents the archaeological evaluation of 458 tiles of LiDAR collected by environmental scientists over southern Mexico using the G-LiHT system of NASA’s Goddard Space FlightExpand