Starčevo–Kőrös–Criș culture

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Starčevo–Körös culture
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Alternative namesStarčevo–Körös–Criș
PeriodNeolithic Europe
Datescirca 5,800 B.C.E. — circa 4,500 B.C.E.
Type siteStarčevo
Preceded byMesolithic Romania, Neolithic Greece
Followed byGumelnița–Karanovo culture

The Starčevo–Körös culture[1] or Starčevo–Körös–Criş culture[2] is a grouping of two related Neolithic archaeological cultures in Southeastern Europe: the Starčevo culture and the Körös or Criş culture.


  1. ^ Tringham 2014; Whittle 2003; Thorpe 2003; Milisauskas 2002; Barker 1985
  2. ^ Shaw & Jameson 2002
  3. ^ Istorijski atlas, Intersistem Kartografija, Beograd, 2010, page 11.
  4. ^ Chapman, John (2000). Fragmentation in Archaeology: People, Places, and Broken Objects. London: Routledge. p. 237. ISBN 978-0-415-15803-9..
  5. ^ Vojislav Trbuhović, Indoevropljani, Beograd, 2006, page 62.
  6. ^ The Körös culture


Further reading[edit]

  • Biagi, P. and Spataro, M., 2005. New observations on the radiocarbon chronology of the Starčevo-Criş and Körös cultures. Prehistoric Archaeology & Anthropological Theory and Education. Reports of Prehistoric Research Projects, pp. 6–7.
  • Kertész, R., Sümegi, P. 2001. Theories, critiques and a model: Why did the expansion of the Körös–Starcevo culture stop in the centre of the Carpathian Basin. Kertész, R.–Makkay, J. eds. From the Meoslithic to the Neolithic. Archaeolinqua Press, Budapest, pp. 225–246.
  • KOZŁOWSKI, J.K. and RACZKY, P., 2010. Neolithization of the Carpathian Basin: Northernmost distribution of the Starčevo/Körös culture. Polska Akademia Umiejetnosci, Kraków.
  • Ursulescu, N., 2001. Local variants of the Starčevo-Criş culture in the Carpato-Nistrean area. Festschrift für Gh. Lazarovici. Timişoara: Muzeul Banatului, pp. 59–67.
  • El Susi, G., 2008. The comparative analyze of faunal samples from Sites dated in Starčevo-Körös-Criş Culture–phases IB-IIA from Transylvania and Banat.
  • Spataro, M., 2004. Differences and similarities in the pottery production of the Early Neolithic Starcevo-Criş and Impressed Ware Cultures. Rivista di Scienze Preistoriche, 57, pp. 321–336.
  • Letica, Z., 1971. Starčevo and Körös culture at Vinča. Archaeologia Iugoslavica IX, pp. 11–18.
  • Jongsma, T.L., 1997. Distinguishing pits from pit houses: an analysis of architecture from the Early Neolithic central Balkan Starčevo-Criş culture through the analyses of daub distribution. Unpublished MA thesis, University of Manitoba, Department of Anthropology.
  • Beldiman, C. and Sztancs, D.M., 2013. The osseous artefacts of the Starčevo-Criş culture in Romania. An overview. In Facets of the Past. The Challenge of the Balkan Neo-Eneolithic. Proceedings of the International Symposium Celebrating the 85th Birth Anniversary of Eugen Comşa, 6–12 October 2008 (pp. 106–133). Editura Academiei Române Bucureşti.
  • Beldiman, C. and Diana-Maria, S., 2011. Technology of Skeletal Materials of the Starčevo-Criş Culture in Romania. The First Neolithic Sites in Central/South-East European Transect, 2, pp. 57–70.