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Archaeoastronomical Evidence for Wuism at the Hongshan Site of Niuheliang

  title={Archaeoastronomical Evidence for Wuism at the Hongshan Site of Niuheliang},
  author={Sarah Milledge Nelson and Rachel A. Matson and R. Michael Roberts and Christine A. Rock and Robert E. Stencel},
Introduction The Neolithic Hongshan Culture flourished between 4500 and 3000 BCE in what is today northeastern China and Inner Mongolia (Figure 1). Village sites are found in the northern part of the region, while the two ceremonial sites of Dongshanzui and Niuheliang are located in the south, where villages are fewer (Guo 1995, Li 2003). The Hongshan inhabitants included agriculturalists who cultivated millet and pigs for subsistence, and accomplished artisans who carved finely crafted jades… 

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