Yangshao Culture (Yǎngsháo wénhuà 仰韶文化)

Yan SUN

Scale model village from the Yangshao culture, based on excavations at the Banpo Neolithic Village, Xi’an. PHOTO BY PAUL AND BERNICE NOLL.

Well known for its painted red pottery and the high status it afforded its women, the Yangshao culture is one of the best known in Chinese history. Scholars have drawn many conclusions about this Neolithic culture based on remains found at archaeological excavations and Yangshao sites, although unanswered questions….

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