THE ANCIENT RECIPES
We are a team of archaeologists from Stanford University discovering ancient food cultures around the world.
Discovering Ancient Food
at Stanford University...
Our lab explores many aspects of foodways in ancient societies worldwide, with a focus on China.
Archaeological evidence for initial migration of Neolithic Proto Sino-Tibetan speakers from Yellow River valley to Tibetan Plateau
Liu et al. 2022
Frontiers in Ecology and Evolution
Brewing and Serving Alcoholic Beverages to Erlitou Elites of Prehistoric China: Residue Analysis of Ceramic Vessels
He et al. 2022
SAC Lunch Lecture, Oct. 2022
The farming/language dispersal hypothesis proposes that significant language families in the world dispersed along with the expansions of agriculture. Sino-Tibetan is one of the largest language families in the world.
By Li Liu
Outreach, Oct. 2022
Ph.D. Candidate Yahui He and Yuyang Wang talk to 6th grade students at JLS Middle School about Neolithic China, archaeobotany, and petrographic analysis.
Lab Tour, Nov. 2022
Post-doc scholar Matthew Chastain and Ph.D. candidate Yuyang Wang led lab tour for petrographic analysis and pXRF analysis for undergraduate students .
Archaeological Science Lab
OUR PROJECTS IN
Inner Mongolia Institute of Cultural Relics and