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Jade Ornaments of the Hongshan (紅山文化) and Pre-Hongshan (兴隆洼 / 赵宝沟) cultures

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Map reference and Neolithic jade-working cultures timeline



7500 BCE – 6100 BCE

  • Pengtoushan culture 彭頭山文化 central Yangtze River region in northwestern Hunan.

7000 BCE – 5000 BCE

  • Peiligang culture 裴李崗文化 Yiluo River valley in Henan.

6500 BCE – 5500 BCE

  • Houli culture 后李文化 Shandong.

6200 BCE – 5400 BCE

  • Xinglongwa culture 興隆洼文化 Inner Mongolia-Liaoning border.
  • Baiyinchanghan (Map 1), early Xinglongwha culture (north of Xilamulun River, Inner Mongolia).
  • Nantaizi (Map 2), early Xinglongwha culture (Keshiketengqi Banner, Inner Mongolia).
  • Chahai (Map 8), early Xinglongwha culture (near Fuxin in Liaoning Province, Manchuria).
  • Xinglongwha (Map 6), Xinglongwha culture (north and south of Xilamulun River, Inner Mongolia).

6000 BCE – 5500 BCE

  • Cishan culture 磁山文化 southern Hebei.

5800 BCE – 5400 BCE

  • Dadiwan culture 大地灣文化 Gansu and western Shaanxi.

5500 BCE – 4800 BCE

  • Xinle culture 新樂文化 lower Liao River on the Liaodong Peninsula.

5400 BCE – 4500 BCE

  • Zhaobaogou culture 趙宝溝文化 Luan River valley in Inner Mongolia and northern Hebei, (Map 5).
  • Zhaobaogou culture (Aohan Banner, Chifeng City of Inner Mongolia and Luan River).
  • Xiaoshandegou (Map 3), Zhaobaogou related culture (Aohan Banner, Chifeng City of Inner Mongolia).

5300 BCE – 4100 BCE

  • Beixin culture 北辛文化 Shandong.

5000 BCE – 4500 BCE

  • Hemudu culture 河姆渡文化 Yuyao and Zhoushan, Zhejiang.

5000 BCE – 3000 BCE

  • Daxi culture 大溪文化 Three Gorges region.

5000 BCE – 3000 BCE

  • Majiabang culture 馬家橆文化 Taihu Lake area and north of Hangzhou Bay.

5000 BCE – 3000 BCE

  • Yangshao culture 仰韶文化 Henan, Shaanxi, and Shanxi.

4700 BCE – 2900 BCE

  • Hongshan culture 紅山文化 Inner Mongolia, Liaoning, and Hebei.
  • Nantaidi (Map 4), Hongshan related culture (Aohan Banner, Inner Mongolia).
  • Xiaoshan (Map 7), Hongshan related culture (Aohan Banner, Inner Mongolia).

4100 BCE – 2600 BCE

  • Dawenkou culture 大汶口文化  Shandong, Anhui, Henan, and Jiangsu.

3400 BCE – 2250 BCE

  • Liangzhu culture (Map 10), Liangzhu (Yangtze River Delta, Lake Tai).

3100 BCE – 2700 BCE

  • Majiayao culture 馬家窯文化 upper Yellow River region in Gansu and Qinghai.

3100 BCE – 2700 BCE

  • Qujialing culture 屈家嶺文化 middle Yangtze River region in Hubei and Hunan.

3000 BCE – 2000 BCE

  • Longshan culture 龍山文化 central and lower Yellow River.

2800 BCE – 2000 BCE

  • Baodun culture 寶墩文化 Chengdu Plain.

2500 BCE – 2000 BCE

  • Shijiahe culture 石家河文化 middle Yangtze River region in Hubei.

2400 BCE – 1900 BCE

  • Qijia culture 良渚文化 north-western Gansu and upper Yellow River region, (Map 9).