Miaodigou II

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Scope note
Refers to a phase of the Chinese Neolithic Miaodigou culture dating from ca. 3300 to ca. 2600 BCE. Pottery vessels are usually grey in color and coarse; fewer painted examples from Miaodigou II than Miaodigou I have been found. Impressed patterns such as basket, cord, and check marks are more common; appliqué and incised design were also used. Kilns of the Miaodigou II culture have the firing chamber directly on top of the furnace instead of beside it, as in earlier Neolithic kilns.
Miaodigou II
Accepted term: 20-May-2024