Table 1.

The archaeological sites included in the study (n = number of samples)

SiteCountryRelative chronologyAbsolute date range (cal B.C.)n Cropn HerbivoreSource
KoufovounoGreeceMiddle-Late Neolithic5800–5000263823
SlatinaBulgariaKaranovo I5900–550022325
Kapitan DimitrievoBulgariaKaranovo I5900–570035
AzmakBulgariaKaranovo I5700–5400324
KaranovoBulgariaKaranovo III5500–530095
EcsegfalvaHungaryKörös5800–560042725
VaihingenGermanyLBK5500–5000164326
Hornstaad-Hörnle IAGermanyHornstaader Gruppe3919–3902171721
SarupDenmarkTRB3400–29001327
SkaghornDenmarkTRB3400–2900227
DamsboDenmarkSingle grave2800–2400128
Hambledon HillUnited KingdomEarly Neolithic3700–330033329
Lismore FieldsUnited KingdomEarly Neolithic3810–3600530, 31