Chemical sample 9


Excavation area Grupo D: B3-17, Stratum VI/VII. A significant quantity of theobromine was found in this sample (Supporting information in Powis et al. 2011). Ceramic type: Mulato black. Ceramic form: Cup (Powis et al. 2011, Table S3).

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References Cited

Powis, Terry G., Ann Cyphers, Nilesh W. Gaikwad, Louis Grivetti and Kong Cheong
     2011    Cacao Use and the San Lorenzo Olmec. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, USA 108(21):8595-8600.


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