Banpo Neolithic Village, Xian, China

Excavations (1, 2)

Village floor

Once a dwelling

Individual dwellings (1, 2)

Burial with earthenware

Group burial, 4 young women

Burial site (1, 2)

Artist's reconstruction

Construction methods

A well preserved kiln

Moat around dwellings (1, 2)

Village floor (1, 2)

Group burial, two men

Burial orientations

Excavated skull (1, 2)

Excavated skeletons (more)

Artist's impression

On-site museum

Excavated jar

Potsherds bearing signs

Vessel with fish motif

Vessel with fish motif


Hole drilling and barbed
hooks (Hammer)


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