Fire and Archaeology

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From the text ... 'Charcoal is largely unaffected by fungi or other woods destroying organisms. Consequently, it will persist in soil for great periods of time and often turns up in archaeological diggings and paleobotanical studies. The...

Person: Koeppen
Year: 1972
Type: Document

From the text...'The unrestricted burning of vegetation appears to be a universal culture trait among historic primitive peoples and therefore was probably employed by our remote ancestors. Archeology indicates that extensive areas of the Old and...

Person: Thomas, Stewart
Year: 1956
Type: Document

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Person: Galinat, Mangelsdorf, Pierson
Year: 1956
Type: Document

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Person: Mangelsdorf, Lister
Year: 1956
Type: Document

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Person: Mangelsdorf, MacNeish, Galinat
Year: 1956
Type: Document