Site of Baodun yields earliest evidence for the spread of rice and foxtail millet agriculture to south-west China

@article{Guedes2013SiteOB,
  title={Site of Baodun yields earliest evidence for the spread of rice and foxtail millet agriculture to south-west China},
  author={J. D. Guedes and M. Jiang and Kunyu He and Xiaohong Wu and Zhanghua Jiang},
  journal={Antiquity},
  year={2013},
  volume={87},
  pages={758 - 771}
}
The Chengdu plain of south-west China lies outside the main centres of early domestication in the Huanghe and Yangzi valleys, but its importance in Chinese prehistory is demonstrated by the spectacular Sanxingdui bronzes of the second millennium BC and by the number of walled enclosures of the third millennium BC associated with the Baodun culture. The latter illustrate the development of social complexity. Paradoxically, however, these are not the outcome of a long settled agricultural history… Expand
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