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Ancient plant foods discovered in Arnhem Land, Australia

February 18, 2020 - General

Australia’s first plant foods – eaten by early populations 65,000 years ago – have been discovered in Arnhem Land.

A team of archaeologists and Traditional Owners identified 10 plant foods
[Credit: University of Queensland]
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Preserved as pieces of charcoal, the morsels were recovered from the debris of ancient cooking hearths at the Madjedbebe archaeological site, on Mirarr…

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