Phases included in the AgriChange project

Horgen: 3200-3000 cal BC

Type of site

Open-air, dwelling site
Wet site


Zug (Switzerland)

Work done to date

Analysis of profile samples (PhD Bigna Steiner)

Remaining work

Ca. 15-20 surface samples

Type of study

Archaeobotanical analysis
Entomological analysis
Small animal remains


Abundance of all types of studied remains

Main significance

Excellent preservation conditions and fine stratigraphy that will allow diachronic analyses.

Main limitations

Chronological range difficult to calibrate. No dendrodates available.