Yang-shao: Meaning and Definition of


Pronunciation: (yäng'shou'), [key]
— adj. Archaeol.
  1. of or designating a Neolithic culture of N China c5000–3000b.c.,characterized by dwellings with sunken floors, domestication of the pig, and a fine handmade pottery painted mainly in geometric designs of spirals and circles.
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