Life in the Yellow River Valley

This scene, set c. 5000–3000 BC, is based on studies of several major archaeological sites in northern China during the Middle Neolithic period.

  1. TOPICResources in the landscape

  2. TOPICPlanting crops, raising animals

  3. TOPICBuilding a picture of a Neolithic village

  4. TOPICLife in a village: pooling resources

  5. TOPICFiring pottery, decorating vessels

  6. TOPICTools and Craft