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A Neolithic revolution? New evidence of diet in the British Neolithic

  • M. P. Richards (a1) (a2) and R. E. M. Hedges (a1)
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Were marine foods still a significant part of the diet in the Early and Middle Neolithic in Britain? This paper presents new evidence, from δ13C measurements of 78 radiocarbon-dated humans from 27 coastal and inland sites in England and Wales, for an apparent abandonment of the use of marine foods in the British Early and Middle Neolithic.

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