1, The Peking man is found in Zhoukoudian.
2, date back to 50,000B.C
3, the ability to fashion clothes from skins, use “fist-axes” and eat their own dead.
Neolithic culture of central China, named for the site in Shantung
Province where its remains were first discovered by C.T. Wu. Dating from about 3000 BC to the
mid-2nd millennium BC, it is characterized by fine burnished ware in wheel-turned vessels of
angular outline; abundant gray pottery; rectangular polished stone axes; walls of compressed
earth; and a method of divination by heating cattle bones and interpreting the cracks. Lung-shan
Black Pottery ware has been found in northern Henan, Anhwei, and as far away as the Kwantung
Peninsula in the northeast.
(With the highest level of pottery making in Chinese history, is also known as Black Pottery
Culture or Painted Pottery culture. Banpo people belonged to an early stage of it; name was taking
from a village in Henan Province where the major find was made. During the time of Longshan
Culture, people were organized in patriarchal clan community.)
Yellow Emperor: 1.
third of ancient China's mythological emperors, a culture hero and patron
saint of Taoism.2.
Huang-ti himself is credited with defeating “barbarians” in a great battle
somewhere in what is now Shansi—the victory winning him the leadership of tribes throughout
the Huang He (Yellow River) plain. 3. Some traditions also credit him with the introduction of
governmental institutions and the use of coined money.
1. The Yellow Emperor was the first sovereign of civilized China and is recognized as the
common ancestor of the Chinese people.
The Yellow Emperor, whose surname was Gongsun, is also called Xuanyuanshi after
Xuanyuan Hill, the place of his birth in the northwest of present-day Xinzheng County,
4. Dawenkou Culture
1, the Dawenkou Culture was the major culture of the Stone Age
2, Dawenkou Culture dates back
to 4300-2500 BC 3, it overlapped in time with Yangshao culture, and can be considered one of the
precursors of the Longshan.
5. Yangshao Culture
1, Yangshao Culture occurred in the late period of
4,950 to 6,950 years ago.
2, it was first discovered in Yangshao village of Mianchi City, Henan
Province 3, at that time, pottery workshops were distributed along the banks of the Yellow River,
centering on Henan Province and the Central Plain of Shaanxi Province. On the other hand,
Yangshao Culture marks a great leap in construction. Primitive villages were found in a neat and
orderly arrangement on the site of Jiangzhai at Lingtong County, Shaanxi Province. During the
days of Yangshao Culture, the primitive society culminated in tribal clan community.
6. Shen Nong -1.