COUNTRY SITE CONTEXT MATERIAL DATE SAMPLE SIZE (n) LENGTH (mm) WIDTH (mm) THICKNESS (mm)
Pakistan Mehrgarh IB   mineralised date stone 6000 BC 1 20.7 7.7 6.9
Pakistan Mehrgarh IIB   mineralised date stone 5000 BC 1 20.4 7.5 7.2
Kuwait Sabiyah, site H3 A (west), context 1208 mineralised date stone late 6th mill BC 1 19.7 8.8 8.3
Kuwait Sabiyah, site H3 A (west), context 1029 mineralised date stone late 6th mill BC 1 22.5 9.5 9.4
Kuwait Sabiyah, site H3 A (east), context 1515 mineralised date stone late 6th mill BC 1 15.0 7.7 6.4
UAE Dalma, site DA11 context 4 charred date stone 4670 +/- 130 cal BC 1   7.1 6.1
UAE Dalma, site DA11 context 15 charred date stone 5120 +/- 170 cal BC 1 20.0 7.6 6.4
UAE Dalma, site DA11 context 15 mud brick impression late 6th/early 5th mill BC 1 19.0 7.0  
UAE Dalma, site DA11 context 15 mud brick impression late 6th/early 5th mill BC 1   7.0  
Iran Tepe Gaz Tavila   charred date stone 5400-4800 BC 1 18.0 7.5 6.8
UAE Hili 8 IB charred date stone 3000 BC 5 12.7 - 14.0 6.2 - 7.2 5.9 - 6.3
UAE Hili 8 IIC charred date stone 2600-2500 BC 15 11.1 - 16.2 5.1 - 6.8 4.8 - 6.7
Iraq Ur Queen Pu-abi's grave charred date stone mid 3rd mill BC 1 14.1 7.2 6.7
Iraq Ur Queen Pu-abi's grave charred date stone mid 3rd mill BC 1   5 4.9
Iraq Ur Queen Pu-abi's grave charred date stone mid 3rd mill BC 1   5.1 5.9
Iraq Ur Queen Pu-abi's grave charred date stone mid 3rd mill BC 1   5.1 4.8
Bahrain Saar 1990: K17; 1991: E16, Q20, R20 charred date stone 1900 BC 16 10.4 - 19.5 4.6 - 7.2 5.0 - 6.3
Kuwait Failaka 1129.AQS charred date stone 1800 BC 4 14.8 - 18.7 5.7 - 7.5 4.8 - 6.8