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Seed preparation in the Mesolithic: the osteological evidence

Published online by Cambridge University Press:  02 January 2015

Theya Molleson*
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Department of Palaeontology, British Museum (Natural History), Cromwell Road, London SW7 5BD

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Among the postglacial changes in human diet is the larger place for cereals that led on to full plant agriculture. Here, a specific trace is found in human osteology of the new kind of labour that the grinding of cereal seeds required.

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