The publications of the HARVEST project are listed below. We have provided preprint versions where possible. Please contact us if you would like a copy of any of these articles.




Henry AG, Hudson H, Piperno DP, 2017. Cooked Starch Database.



Juhola, T., Henry, A.G., Kirkinen, T., Laakkonen, J., Väliranta, M., 2019. Phytoliths, parasites, fibers, and feathers from dental calculus and sediment from Iron Age Luistari cemetery, Finland. Quaternary Science Reviews 222, 105888. (Open Access on Publisher's Website)

Paine, O.C.C., Koppa, A., Henry, A.G., Leichliter, J.N., Codron, D., Codron, J., Lambert, J.E., Sponheimer, M., 2019. Seasonal and habitat effects on the nutritional properties of savanna vegetation: Potential implications for early hominin dietary ecology. Journal of Human Evolution 133, 99–107. | Preprint Version

Henry, A.G., Hutschenreuther, A., Paine, O.C.C., Leichleiter, J., Codron, D., Codron, J., Loudon, J., Adolph, S., Sponheimer, M., 2019. Influences on plant nutritional variation and their potential effects on hominin diet selection. Review of Palaeobotany and Palynology 261, 18–30. | Preprint Version




Henry, A.G., Büdel, T., Bazin, P.-L., 2018. Towards an understanding of the costs of fire. Quaternary International. | Preprint Version


Power RC, Salazar-García DC, Rubini M, Darlas A, Harvati K, Walker M, Hublin J-J, Henry AG (2018). Dental calculus indicates widespread plant use within the stable Neanderthal dietary niche. Journal of Human Evolution. 119, 27–41. | Preprint Version


Paine OCC, Koppa A, Henry AG, Leichliter JN, Codron D, Codron J, Lambert JE, Sponheimer M (2018). Grass leaves as potential hominin dietary resources. Journal of Human Evolution. 117, 44–52. | Preprint Version




Hutschenreuther A, Watzke J, Schmidt S, Büdel T, Henry AG (2017) Archaeological implications of the digestion of starches by soil bacteria: Interaction among starches leads to differential preservation. Journal of Archaeological Sciences: Reports. 15:95-108. | Preprint Version


Henry AG, (2017). Neanderthal Cooking and the Costs of Fire. Current Anthropology. 58, S329–S336. | Preprint Version


Lucas PW, Omar R, Al-Fadhalah K, Almusallam AS, Henry AG, Michael S, Arockia Thai L, Watzke J, Strait DS, van Casteren A, Atkins AG (2017). Tooth wear: A response to "Scratching the surface: A critique of Lucas et al. (2013)'s conclusion that phytoliths do not abrade enamel" [J. Hum. Evol. 74 (2014) 130-133]. Journal of Human Evolution. 102:75-77.

HARVEST project


This project has received funding from the European Research Council (ERC) under the European Union’s Horizon 2020 research and innovation programme (Grant agreement No. STG-677576), awarded to Amanda G. Henry.


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