Vol. 22 (2019)
Echando la vista atrás

La explotación de las plantas y los inicios de la agricultura en el Próximo Oriente: 20 años de investigación arqueobotánica

Leonor Peña-Chocarro
Instituto de Historia, CSIC
Amaia Arranz-Otaegui
Universidad de Copenhague
Publicado diciembre 10, 2019

Palabras clave:

arqueobotánica, orígenes agricultura, epipaleolítico, neolítico, plantas silvestres, plantas domésticas
Cómo citar
Peña-Chocarro, L., & Arranz-Otaegui, A. (2019). La explotación de las plantas y los inicios de la agricultura en el Próximo Oriente: 20 años de investigación arqueobotánica. ISIMU, 22, 133 - 146. https://doi.org/10.15366/isimu2019.22.007


Este trabajo aborda el desarrollo de la investigación arqueobotánica en el Próximo Oriente en las dos últimas décadas. El artículo se centra en los avances conseguidos en el estudio de la explotación de las plantas en periodos pre-agrarios así como en los orígenes de la agricultura. Se discuten los principales yacimientos paleolíticos y epipaleolíticos en los que se documenta el uso de las plantas, y se abordan temas como el cultivo pre-doméstico y la domesticación de las plantas.


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