Yang Shao


: of or relating to a late Neolithic and Bronze Age culture of north China characterized by small settlements of circular pit houses, irrigation, loom weaving, and a fine painted pottery and in its late stage by metallurgy

Word History


Chinese (Pekingese) yang3-shao2

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“Yang Shao.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Yang%20Shao. Accessed 2 Dec. 2023.

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