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Decorative Designs in Chinese Art 中国文物的纹饰

Pottery 陶器 Dawenkou Culture 大汶口文化

Dawenkou Culture 大汶口文化

Other Neolithic cultures in China included the Hongshan Culture 红山文化 in northeast China, Dawenkou Culture 大汶口文化 of Shandong, and the Xindian 辛店文化 and Qijia Culture 齐家文化 both of Gansu. The pictures below show painted pottery from the Dawenkou Culture.

painted pottery
彩陶器 大汶口文化早期公元前4400〜3600山东省兖州王因遗址 首都博物馆 Painted Pottery Pot Early Dawenkou Culture (c. 4,400—3,600 BCE) Excavated from Wangyin Site, Yanzhou, Shandong. Capital Museum, Beijing

The Dawenkou Culture (4,100—2,600 BCE) was a group of Neolithic communities centered around Shandong but also appearing in Anhui, Henan, and Jiangsu.

painted pottery
彩陶 大汶口文化早期公元前4400〜3600山东省兖州王因遗址 首都博物馆 Painted Pottery Bowl Early Dawenkou Culture (c. 4,400—3,600 BCE) Excavated from Wangyin Site, Yanzhou, Shandong. Capital Museum, Beijing

The Diaolongbei 雕龙碑 site is located about 25 km northeast of the city of Zaoyang, Hubei. The site was discovered in 1957 and has plentiful late Neolithic artifacts, including dwellings, cellars, tombs, eating utensils, and tools. The picture below shows a painted pottery container from the Diaolongbei site.

painted pottery
彩陶器 盛储器公元前3800〜3300湖北省枣阳雕龙碑遗址出土 首都博物馆 Painted Pottery A Container (c. 3,800—3,300 BCE) Excavated at the Diaolongbei Site, Zaoyang, Hubei. Capital Museum, Beijing

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