One of the most popular crops in the area was undoubtedly that of hemp. It was always present in any household, even if the agricultural area for hemp was much smaller than that for cereals.
Its omnipresence explanation is simple, hemp and flax offering raw material for making almost all parts of clothing, costumes, interior textiles, grain bags, ropes. It was a traditional crop as Herodotus, speaking about Daci, remarked: " They grow hemp in this country, which is very similar to flax, except its thickness and size ... Thracians make hemp clothing that look a lot like those in flax ... ". However, the cultivation of hemp and flax precedes Herodotus with a few thousand years, coming from the Neolithic.