A dataset containing the ceramic counts from the Merzbach assemblage (Germany). The data are grouped into eight phases.



A numeric matrix with 8 rows (phases, numbered from VII to XIV) and 36 variables (pottery motifs).

BT1, BT2, ...

Counts of a motif.


Crema, E. R., Kandler, A. & Shennan, S. (2016). Revealing Patterns of Cultural Transmission from Frequency Data: Equilibrium and Non-Equilibrium Assumptions. Scientific Reports, 6(1). DOI: 10.1038/srep39122.

Crema, E. R. (2016). Sample codes and data for "Revealing patterns of cultural transmission from frequency data: equilibrium and non-equilibrium assumptions". Zenodo, v1.0. DOI: 10.5281/zenodo.187558.

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