Paleoethnobotany of Buena Vista: A case study of ritual feasting in Late Preceramic Peru

  title={Paleoethnobotany of Buena Vista: A case study of ritual feasting in Late Preceramic Peru},
  author={Neil A. Duncan},
This project examines plant macroremains, phytoliths and starch remains recovered from special archaeological and architectural contexts at Buena Vista (11°43'51.72"S, 76°58'5.45"W) , an inland site in the lower Chillón Valley of Perú. The primary goal of this work is to evaluate the evidence for feasting at a Late Preceramic site. The identification of feasting activities provides a way of examining the social practices, ritual and political, of the people who built Buena Vista. These results… 
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