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Tobacco traces found in Mayan flask proves race did smoke
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'This was very strong tobacco, much stronger than it is today,' Jennifer Loughmiller-Newman, an archaeologist at the University of Albany in New York, told MSNBC.
'Nicotiana rustica was nearly hallucinogenic.'
'Investigation of food items consumed
by ancient people offers insight into the traditions and customs of a
particular civilization,' said Loughmiller-Newman.
evidence written on pottery is often an indicator of contents or of an
intended purpose; however, actual usage of a container could be altered
or falsely represented.'
there has been pictorial and textual evidence that the Maya smoked
tobacco in large pipes or early cigars, this is the first time it has
been proved with chemical evidence.
so before has been so difficult because ancient vessels often contain
traces of other substances that can mask its original purpose, such as
iron oxide, which was used for burial rituals.
Mayan Ruins: The race likely made the flask in around the year 700, during the Late Classic Maya period of AD 600-900
The research, published in Rapid Communications in Mass Spectrometry, was led by Loughmiller-Newman and Dmitri Zagorevski, a biochemist at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute [url=www.usasmokingsale.com]Cigarette Tobacco For Sale Online[/url].
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