Maria Lityńska-Zając

dr hab., professor IAE PAS
Institute of Archaeology and Ethnology, Polish Academy of Sciences, Sławkowska 17, 31-016 Cracow, Poland

Fields of interest:

Archaeobotany, palaeoethnobotany, palaeoecology

Analysis of macroscopic plant remains especially from Poland and Egypt

Recent publications:

Baczyńska B., Lityńska-Zając M. 2005.
Application of Lithospermum officinale L. in early Bronze Age medicine.
Vegetation History and Archaeobotany 14: 77-80.

Lityńska-Zając M. 2005.
Chwasty w uprawach roślinnych w pradziejach i wczesnym średniowieczu (Segetal Weeds in Prehistoric and Early Medieval Farming).
Instytut Archeologii i Etnologii PAN. (In Polish with English Summary).

Lityńska-Zając M., Wasylikowa K. 2005.
Przewodnik do badań archeobotanicznych (Guidebook to Archaeobotanical Studies).
Sorus. Poznań. (In Polish).

Lityńska-Zając M. 2007.
Early Neolithic agriculture in south Poland reconstructed from archaeobotanical plant remains.
(in:) The Origins and Spread of Domestic Plants in Southwest Asia and Europe. S. Collegde, J. Conolly (eds.). Księga Pamiątkowa dedykowana Gordonowi Hillmanowi. University College London Institute of Archaeology Publications. Left Coast Press, Walnut Creek, California p. 315-326.

Lityńska-Zając M. 2008.
Usable wild plants in the archaeological record from Poland: selected examples.
(in:) Z. Sulgostowska, J. Tomaszewski (eds.) Man – Millenia – Environment. Studies in honour of Romuald Schild. Institute of Archaeology and Ethnology Polish Academy of Sciences. p. 107-112.

Lityńska-Zając M., Moskal-Del Hoyo M., Nowak M. 2008.
Plant remains from an early Neolithic settlement at Moravany (eastern Slovakia),
Vegetation History and Archaeobotany, t. 17(Suppl 1), p. 81-92.

Lityńska-Zając M. 2010.
Archaeobotanical investigations on sites at Gebel Ramlah.
(in:) Kobusiewicz M., Kabaciński J., Schild R., Irisch J. D., Gatho M. C., Wendorf F., Gebel Ramlah. Final Neolithic Cemeteries from the Western Desert of Egypt. Institute of Archaeology and Ethnology, Polish Academy of Sciences, Poznań Branch. p. 239-246.

Lityńska-Zając M. 2010.
Plant material from the Klissoura Cave 1 in Greece.
Eurasian Prehistory I7(2) 87-90.

Lityńska-Zając M. 2010.
Botanical analysis of the multicultural site in Smroków, Słomniki commune.
Sprawozdania Archeologiczne 62: 335-352.

Lityńska-Zając M. 2012.
Nettle in Polish archaeological sites.
Acta Palaeobotanica 52(1): 11–16.

Lityńska-Zając M., Chwedorzewska K., Olech M., Korczak-Abshire M., Augustyniuk-Kram A. 2012.
Diaspores and phyto-remains accidentally transported to the Antarctic Station during three expeditions.
Biodiversity and Conservation 21: 3411-3421

Wasylikowa K., Lityńska-Zając M. 2012.
Polish Archaeobotanical Studies in Africa. Prehistory of Northeastern Africa New Ideas and Discoveries.
Poznań. Archaeological Museum. Studies in African Archaeology 11: 443-451.

Lityńska-Zając M. 2012.
Forest plant remains from the Late Pre-Roman and Roman Iron Age in Poland.
(in:) Wood and charcoal Evidence for human and natural History. E. Badal, Y. Carrión, M. Macías, M. Ntinou (eds.) Sagvntvm Extra 13: 167-172.

Lityńska-Zając M. 2013.
The importance of leguminous plants in the diet of Neolithic and Early Bronze Age populations of Little Poland.
(in:) S. Kadrow, P. Włodarczak (eds.). Environment and subsistence – forty years after Janusz Kruk’s „Settlement studies…” Studien zur Archäologie in Ostmitteleuropa / Studia nad Pradziejami Europy Środkowej, 11: 295-301.