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Liangzhu – a late Neolithic jade-yielding culture in southeastern coastal China

  • Tsui-Mei Huang (a1)
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From the beginning, the culture-history of the Chinese archaeological sequence has had its own character. And in a country and a civilization so vast, regional variation can also be on a grand scale. An examination of a late Neolithic culture on the southeastern coast finds jade in early contexts that give a new perspective to the traditional – and later – importance jade bears in the dynastic northern sequence.

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