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Illustrations on this page were based on photographs by Hugh Iltis and John Doebley, available from
the Doebley lab website.
The archaeological progression of maize photo (Fig. 122 in MacNeish, Richard S. Prehistory of the Tehaucan Valley, V.1 - evolutionary sequence from circa
5000 BC to circa AD 1500) is re-published here by permission of the Robert S. Peabody Museum of Archaeology.