Ancient beer and modern brewers: Ethnoarchaeological observations of chicha production in two regions of the North Coast of Peru

@inproceedings{Hayashida2008AncientBA,
  title={Ancient beer and modern brewers: Ethnoarchaeological observations of chicha production in two regions of the North Coast of Peru},
  author={Frances Hayashida},
  year={2008}
}
Archaeological studies of alcohol have tended to focus on consumption while production, particularly of beer, has been more difficult to recognize and interpret. The ethnoarchaeological study of modern maize beer or chicha production on Peru’s north coast provides information on (1) production steps and their material correlates, (2) labor and raw material inputs at different scales and possible labor bottlenecks, and (3) variation in technology and organization that is linked to contexts of… CONTINUE READING

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