Zhao QingpoHenan Provincial Institute of Cultural Heritage and Archaeology
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Lingjing Xuchang Man Site was located in the west of Lingjing Village, Xuchang Municipality, Henan Province, China. It was first discovered in 1965. It was excavated for the first time in 2005. Cultural deposits of Lingjing Xuchang Man Site are up to 9 meters thick and are divided into eleven layers. Layer 5, which is dated to 13402±406a B.P., cont...
The production of abstract engravings is considered an indicator of modern cognition and a mean for recording and transmitting information in a durable manner. Few abstract engravings were discovered at archaeological sites predating the African Later Stone Age and the European Upper Palaeolithic. No convincing evidence of such behaviour is known f...
The production of abstract engravings is considered an indicator of modern human cognition and a means for the long-term recording and transmission of information. This article reports the discovery of two engraved bones from the Lingjing site in Henan Province, China, dated to 105–125 kya. The carefully engraved nature of the incisions, made on we...