Peachy-Keen: Tracing the Introduction of Peaches (Prunus persica) into the Americas

Date: 
02/19/2016 - 4:00pm to 5:30pm
Location: 
Whitehall Classroom Building Rm. 102
Speaker(s) / Presenter(s): 
Dr. Renée Bonzani, Department of Anthropology, University of Kentucky
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This talk demonstrates how plant remains can be used to trace food pathways in the modern day. The plant is peaches and the talk will examine pits recovered from a Mission period archaeological site located on Sapelo Island, one of the Georgia Sea Islands, where UK Dept of Anthropology archaeologist Dr. R. Jefferies is conducting excavations and research.