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

Whitehall Classroom Building Rm. 102
Speaker(s) / Presenter(s):
Dr. Renée Bonzani, Department of Anthropology, University of Kentucky

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.