East Asia from 8000 bce to 500 ce

Jeffrey and Natalia

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Jopon culture in Japan

8000 bce - 300 bce

Chinese potters

7500 bce

stone tools bone needles and fish hooks

7000 bce

2 great river valleys in China

6000 bce

firing technology used to make black and white wares

5000 bce

people begin to live in pit houses with basic tools

5000 bce - 3500 bce

Shadow Clock

4000 BC

Japan considered most advanced hunter gather place in the world

3500 bce

Well established farming communities

3500 bce

Fu Hsi

2852 bce

inventor of writing

Beginning of the Era of the Sage Kings

2697 bce

Silk

2300 BC

Planetarium

2300 BC

Domestication of Horse

2300 BC

The Shang Dynasty

1766 bce - 1122 bce

Chinese fan invented

1600 BCE

Acupuncture invented

1500 bce

rice cultivation in Korea

1200 bce - 900 bce

native grains, millet and barley

Zhou Dynasty

1122 bce - 256 bce

metallurgy and bronze technology

1000 bce

Spring and Autumn Period

771 bce - 481 bce

Chinese Abacus

750 bce

Kite

500 bce

Astronomy (zodiacs)

475 bce

Laquer

475 bce - 221 bce

chinese crossbow

471 bce

iron introduced in korea

300 bce

Harness

300 bce

compass

221 bce

The Qin Dynasty

221 bce - 206 bce

The Han Dynasty

202 bce - 221 ce

fireworks

200 bce

Spread of iron in Japan

200 bce

Japanese Bronze Age

200 bce

Rice growing starts as well

Great wall of china

200 bce

Alchemy

175 bce

imperial workshops for paper

100 ce

First invention of paper

105 ce

Seismograph

132 ce

wheel barrow

181 ce

Paper

200 ce

Buddhism starts infiltrating

200 ce

Anethstetics

200 ce

Primitive air balloon

210 ce

made of paper bag and oil lamp

Stirrup

300 ce

Cave temples created

386 ce

Blast Furnace

400 ce

Kingdoms in Japan

500 ce