CARUSO Laura Lihue
capítulos de libros
Forest resources exploitation in the Late Mesolithic and Early Neolithic site of Cova Fosca (Ares del Maestre, Castelló, Spain)
ANTOLIN, F; CARUSO FERMÉ, L; MENSUA C; PIQUE R.; ALONSO, N.
Exploitation du milieu et gestion des ressources végétales de la préhistoire à nos jours
Lugar: Antibes; Año: 2010; p. 317 - 327
Cova Fosca is located in el Maestrat, an area that is very well-known for its richness in archaeological sites dating from the Upper Paleolithic, Mesolithic and Neolithic periods. The archaeobotanical macro remains found after the excavation of the site has led us to an initial understanding concerning the strategies of forest management of both the last hunters and gatherers and the irst farmers of the area. Carpological remains mainly consist of wild fruits, especially Quercus sp., but also several types of Rosaceae. Among the charcoal remains, both deciduous and evergreen Quercus and Pinus sylvestris-nigra types are the most frequent taxa in all these periods. Our aim is to evaluate the economical signiicance of these remains, with especial attention to the signiication of carbonized wild fruit in the archaeological context.