[Sca-cooks] Neolithic fig agriculture and storage find

Sharon Gordon gordonse at one.net
Fri Nov 17 14:09:52 PST 2006

The June 2006 issue of Science magazine reports that archeologists have
found nine carbonized fig fruits dating from the early Neolithic period
(11,400 to 11,200 years ago). This discovery calls into question the belief
that the first domesticated crops were cereals and grains. Read the
Science subscribers may access the full-text of this article on the magazine
's website. See also the BBC News report of this finding.

gordonse at one.net

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