Longshan

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Scope note
Refers to a Chinese Neolithic culture and period spanning ca. 2500 to ca. 2000 BCE. It is named after a site at Chengziyai, Zhangqiu county, in Shandong province; the site was excavated by Johan Gunnar Andersson in 1930 to 1931. Longshan is chiefly known through its pottery; the pottery style has been found in the region reaching from southern Manchuria through Hopei, eastern Honan and Shatung, and as far south as Chekeing. The style is characterized by black, burnished, often incised wares in a wide variety of shapes.
Longshan
Accepted term: 08-Jul-2024