Paleodiet in Late Preceramic Peru: Preliminary Isotopic Data From Bandurria

  title={Paleodiet in Late Preceramic Peru: Preliminary Isotopic Data From Bandurria},
  author={Karen Harvey Coutts and Alejando Chu and John Krigbaum},
  journal={The Journal of Island and Coastal Archaeology},
  pages={196 - 210}
ABSTRACT The Preceramic occupation of Peru has historically received little attention from scholars. Recent excavations on the North-Central Coast of Peru have identified several large sites with monumental architecture dating to the Late Preceramic Period (3000–1800 BC). Monumental architecture and dense occupation at these sites indicates a degree of sedentism despite the lack of evidence for large-scale agriculture for comestibles and ceramic production. Questions remain, however, with… 

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