Tradition Summary: Middle-Upper Yellow River Middle Neolithic
Human Relations Area Files • New Haven, Conn. • Published In 2020 • Pages:
AbstractThis is a summary of the Middle-Upper Yellow River Middle Neolithic Tradition. Information is presented on major aspects of the Middle-Upper Yellow River Middle Neolithic archaeological tradition.
- HRAF PubDate
- Sub Region
- East Asia
- Document Type
- Sarah Berry; 2018
- Coverage Date
- 7000-4500 BP
- Coverage Place
- middle Yellow River valley and southwestern North China Plain, China
- Yun Kuen Lee and Sarah Berry
- This tradition summary is based on the article "Yangshao" by Dr. Yun Kuen Lee in the Encyclopedia of Prehistory, Volume 3, East Asia and Oceania, Peter N. Peregrine and Melvin Ember, eds., New York: Plenum Publishing Corporation, 2002. In June, 2018, Sarah Berry expanded most sections (Location; Regional Subtraditions; Important Sites; Topography; Biota; Population, Health, and Disease; Subsistence; Domestic Foods; Industrial Arts; Social Organization; Conflict; Religious Beliefs; Religious Practitioners; Ceremonies; Death and Afterlife), and made minor revisions to others. We thank Peter N. Peregrine and Anne Underhill for bibliographic suggestions.
- Includes bibliographical references
- Yangshao culture