Meaning of YANG-SHAO in English


/yahng"show"/ , adj. Archaeol.

of or designating a Neolithic culture of N China c5000-3000 B.C., characterized by dwellings with sunken floors, domestication of the pig, and a fine handmade pottery painted mainly in geometric designs of spirals and circles.

Also, Yang Shao .

[ after the type site at the village of Yang-shao (Chin Yangsháo cun ), western Henan, excavated in 1921 ]

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