Collection Description

Tradition Name

Dawenkou

Tradition Description

The Dawenkou tradition occurred in the lower Yellow River valley of China from 6300 to 4500 BP. (4300 BC - 2500 BC). The people were sedentary agriculturalists growing millet and raising domesticated animals They supplemented their diet with wild deer, birds, and fish. They made stone tools, ceramics and jade ornaments. Burials indicate the presence of hereditary status and possibly social classes.

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Region

Asia --East Asia

Countries

China

OWC Code

AF50

Number of Documents

7

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Number of Pages

1059

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