Economic Botany

, Volume 32, Issue 4, pp 379–386 | Cite as

Archeobotanic studies at Tell-el-Hesi

  • Robert B. Stewart


These studies describe the plant inventory and subsistence pattern for occupants of Tell-el-Hesi during the Hellenistic occupation period. Attempts are made to interpret the differences seen in the various areas and loci excavated. Statistical analysis has been used to validate these interpretations.


Economic Botany Common Wheat Negev Desert Flotation Technique Plant Inventory 
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© the New York Botanical Garden, Bronx, NY 10458 1979

Authors and Affiliations

  • Robert B. Stewart
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  1. 1.Sam Houston State UniversityHuntsville

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