Korea1 - Prehistoric Korea February 23, 2007 Paleolithic...

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Prehistoric Korea February 23, 2007
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Paleolithic Korea (before 10,000 BC) • Existence of Homo Erectus in Korea • Yellow Sea non-existent and Land Bridge to  Japan • Paleolithic nomads—semi permanent  settlements • People most likely from Northern Asia  (Mongolia, Manchuria) • Use of simplistic rock tools
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Hand axe Paleolithic, c. 10,000 BC
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Neolithic Korea (c. 6000-1000 BC) • People are from north, not China – Belong to the Ural-Altaic Language Group • Tungusic • Early Neolithic (6000 – 3000 BC) – Hunting, fishing, and gathering and Kuyonmun  and Yunggimun Pottery • Late Neolithic (3000 – 1000 BC) – Farming and Chulmun pottery
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Neolithic Korea (c. 6000-1000 BC) • Religion – Shamanism • Ritualistic • Animism • Spirits in rocks, trees, animals, mountains… • Tan’gun, son of Hwan-Woong and Woong-Nyo  – King Hwan-In  – 2333 BC
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Early Neolithic Yunggimun Vessel c. 6000 – 4500 BC
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Various Early Neolithic Objects Mask, Bracelets, Necklace,  Amulets, and Female Figure c. 5000-4000 BC
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Settlement of Amsa-dong, near Seoul Late Neolithic, c. 3000 BC
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Neolithic Incised Pottery Chulmun Vessel c. 4000 BC
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Neolithic Comb-Pattern Vessel (Chulmun) From Amsa-dong  c. 4000-3000 BC
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