Inside and out: recent studies of ancient meals in Denmark

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Abstract

Two recent research projects focus on the remains of meals from, respectively, a collection of ancient latrines, and the Tollund Man bog
body. For both projects, the close collaboration between archaeobotanists and palynologists provide us with data that would not have
been available with only one of the disciplines at hand. Where the larger plant remains represent the consumption of the seeds of
plants, pollen provides us with evidence of the flowering plants that were consumed before seeding. Together, we have been able to
dramatically increase the range of plant species identifed.
Original languageEnglish
Publication dateJun 2022
Publication statusPublished - Jun 2022
EventInternational Workgroup for Palaeoethnobotany - Ceske Budejovice, Czech Republic
Duration: 13 Jun 202217 Jun 2022
Conference number: 19

Conference

ConferenceInternational Workgroup for Palaeoethnobotany
Number19
Country/TerritoryCzech Republic
CityCeske Budejovice
Period13/06/202217/06/2022

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