Early Cultural Trends in Asia

Japan

Japan Neolithic

10500 BC - 300 BC

Earthenware Vessel

Approx. 3500 BC

Dogu

Approx. 3500 BC - Approx. 2500 BC

Middle to Late Jomon

2500 BC - 1000 BC

China

China Neolithic

7000 BC - 2000 BC

Banpo Bowl

Approx. 5000 BC

Yangshao ceramics

5000 BC - 3000 BC

Hongshan Culture (jades)

3500 bc - 2000 bc

Banshan Burial Urn

Approx. 3000 BC - Approx. 1600 BC

Banshan, Gansu Yangshao

Pig Dragon (jade)

Approx. 2800 bc

Liangzhu Culture (jades)

2700 bc - 1900 bc

jades used in burial

Cong, Bi

Approx. 2500 bc

Classic Longshan phase

Approx. 2400 bc - Approx. 1500 bc

black pottery

Gu beaker

2000 bc

use of potter's wheel

Li tripod

Approx. 2000 bc - Approx. 1400 bc

Korea

Korea Neolithic

Approx. 5000 BC - 600 BC

Jar with comb pattern

4000 BC

Indus Valley

Indus Valley Civilization Neolithic

2500 BC - 1500 BC

Mojengo-daro

Approx. 2500 BC