University of Calgary

ARKY 515 - Paleoethnobotany - Fall 2022

The study of ancient plants for food and other purposes through microbotanical remains and ethnobotanical research. Explores uses of microscopic markers such as phytogenic silica and starch granules to reconstruct human ecology, while using ethnobotanical information from traditional knowledge. The emphasis is on the Old World.
This course may not be repeated for credit.


  • H(3-3)


  • Consent of the Department.


  • Credit for Archaeology 515 and 533.26 will not be allowed.


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