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Erlitou culture

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The Erlitou culture was an early Bronze Age urban society and archaeological culture that existed in the Yellow River valley from approximately 1900 to 1500 BC. [1]

37 relations: American Association for the Advancement of Science, Anyang, Archaeological culture, Bamboo Annals, Bronze Age, Chinese ritual bronzes, Ding (vessel), Doubting Antiquity School, Erligang culture, Harvard University Press, Henan, Hubei, Kaogu, Lajia, List of Neolithic cultures of China, Longshan culture, Luo River (Henan), Ministry of Culture of the People's Republic of China, North China Plain, Oracle bone, Outburst flood, Radiocarbon dating, Records of the Grand Historian, Shaanxi, Shang dynasty, Shanxi, Tang of Shang, Three Sovereigns and Five Emperors, Women in ancient and imperial China, Xia dynasty, Xia–Shang–Zhou Chronology Project, Xu Xusheng, Yanshi, Yellow River, Yi River (Henan), Yinxu, Yueshi culture.

American Association for the Advancement of Science

The American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) is an American international non-profit organization with the stated goals of promoting cooperation among scientists, defending scientific freedom, encouraging scientific responsibility, and supporting scientific education and science outreach for the betterment of all humanity.

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Anyang

Anyang is a prefecture-level city in Henan province, China.

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Archaeological culture

An archaeological culture is a recurring assemblage of artifacts from a specific time and place that may constitute the material culture remains of a particular past human society.

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Bamboo Annals

The Bamboo Annals, also known as the Ji Tomb Annals, is a chronicle of ancient China.

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Bronze Age

The Bronze Age is a historical period characterized by the use of bronze, and in some areas proto-writing, and other early features of urban civilization.

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Chinese ritual bronzes

Sets of ritual bronzes (in chinese: 中国青铜器) are the most impressive surviving objects from the Chinese Bronze Age.

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Ding (vessel)

Ding (鼎) were prehistoric and ancient Chinese cauldrons, standing upon legs with a lid and two facing handles.

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Doubting Antiquity School

The Doubting Antiquity School or Yigupai (Wilkinson, Endymion (2000). Chinese History: A Manual. Harvard Univ Asia Center.. Page 345, see: Loewe, Michael and Edward L. Shaughnessy (1999). The Cambridge History of Ancient China Cambridge University Press.. Page 72, see) refers to a group of scholars and writers who show doubts and uncertainty of antiquity in the Chinese academia starting during the New Culture Movement, (mid 1910s and 1920s).

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Erligang culture

The Erligang culture is a Bronze Age urban civilization and archaeological culture in China that existed from approximately 1510 to 1460 BC.

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Harvard University Press

Harvard University Press (HUP) is a publishing house established on January 13, 1913, as a division of Harvard University, and focused on academic publishing.

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Henan

Henan is a province of the People's Republic of China, located in the central part of the country.

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Hubei

Hubei is a province of the People's Republic of China, located in the Central China region.

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Kaogu

Kaogu is a peer-reviewed monthly academic journal of Chinese archaeology, published by the Institute of Archaeology of the Chinese Academy of Social Sciences.

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Lajia

Lajia is an archaeological site located in Minhe County, Haidong Prefecture in Northwest China's Qinghai province.

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List of Neolithic cultures of China

This is a list of Neolithic cultures of China that have been unearthed by archaeologists.

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Longshan culture

The Longshan (or Lung-shan) culture, also sometimes referred to as the Black Pottery Culture, was a late Neolithic culture in the middle and lower Yellow River valley areas of northern China from about 3000 to 1900 BC.

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Luo River (Henan)

The Luo River is a tributary of the Yellow River in China.

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Ministry of Culture of the People's Republic of China

The Ministry of Culture (MOC) was a ministry of the government of the People's Republic of China which was dissolved on March 19, 2018.

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North China Plain

The North China Plain is based on the deposits of the Yellow River and is the largest alluvial plain of China.

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Oracle bone

Oracle bones are pieces of ox scapula or turtle plastron, which were used for pyromancy – a form of divination – in ancient China, mainly during the late Shang dynasty.

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Outburst flood

In geomorphology, an outburst flood, which is a type of megaflood, is a high-magnitude, low-frequency catastrophic flood involving the sudden release of water.

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Radiocarbon dating

Radiocarbon dating (also referred to as carbon dating or carbon-14 dating) is a method for determining the age of an object containing organic material by using the properties of radiocarbon, a radioactive isotope of carbon.

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Records of the Grand Historian

The Records of the Grand Historian, also known by its Chinese name Shiji, is a monumental history of ancient China and the world finished around 94 BC by the Han dynasty official Sima Qian after having been started by his father, Sima Tan, Grand Astrologer to the imperial court.

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Shaanxi

Shaanxi is a province of the People's Republic of China.

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Shang dynasty

The Shang dynasty or Yin dynasty, according to traditional historiography, ruled in the Yellow River valley in the second millennium BC, succeeding the Xia dynasty and followed by the Zhou dynasty.

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Shanxi

Shanxi (postal: Shansi) is a province of China, located in the North China region.

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Tang of Shang

Tang (– 1646 BC) or Cheng Tang (成湯), recorded on oracle bones as Da Yi (大乙), was the first king of the Shang dynasty in Chinese history.

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Three Sovereigns and Five Emperors

The Three Sovereigns and Five Emperors were a group of mythological rulers or deities in ancient northern China who in later history have been assigned dates in a period from circa 2852 BC to 2070 BC.

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Women in ancient and imperial China

The study of women's history in the context of imperial China has been pursued since at least the late 1990s.

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Xia dynasty

The Xia dynasty is the legendary, possibly apocryphal first dynasty in traditional Chinese history.

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Xia–Shang–Zhou Chronology Project

The Xia–Shang–Zhou Chronology Project was a multi-disciplinary project commissioned by the People's Republic of China in 1996 to determine with accuracy the location and time frame of the Xia, Shang, and Zhou dynasties.

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Xu Xusheng

Xu Xusheng, also known as Xu Bingchang, (1888 – January 4, 1976) was a Chinese archaeologist, historian, and explorer born in Tanghe, Henan Province.

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Yanshi

Yanshi is a county-level city administered by the prefecture-level city of Luoyang in western Henan province in the China.

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Yellow River

The Yellow River or Huang He is the second longest river in Asia, after the Yangtze River, and the sixth longest river system in the world at the estimated length of.

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Yi River (Henan)

The Yi River (Chinese: 伊河; Pinyin: Yī Hé) is a tributary of the Luo River in the province of Henan, China.

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Yinxu

Yinxu (modern) is the site of one of the ancient and major historical capitals of China.

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Yueshi culture

The Yueshi culture of the Shandong region of China, is dated from 1900 to 1500 BC.

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References

[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Erlitou_culture

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