Life near the Yangtze River

This scene, set c. 5500–3300 BC, is based on studies of a major archaeological site in southern China during the Middle Neolithic period called Hemudu.

  1. TOPICHunting and Gathering

  2. TOPICDomestication of Rice

  3. TOPICDomesticating animals

  4. TOPICBuilding houses

  5. TOPICFresh water, salt water

  6. TOPICTools and Craft