Plants and People in the African Past

  title={Plants and People in the African Past},
  author={A. M. Mercuri and A. C. D’Andrea and Rita Fornaciari and A. Hoehn},
  booktitle={Springer International Publishing},
  • A. M. Mercuri, A. C. D’Andrea, +1 author A. Hoehn
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  • Geography
  • Recently, several studies have been published dealing with the analysis of plant remains from archaeological sites in the Memphite region. These investigations covered different archaeological periods. However, until now, no research has be completed on plant remains from the Early Dynastic period in this area. This paper will focus on analysis of macro-botanical remains from sealed pots discovered inside ten tombs at the Early Dynastic Cemetery in Helwan, 30 km south of Cairo (3100–2600 BC… CONTINUE READING
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