A precursor to Dawenkou Culture, the Neolithic Chinese Beixin Culture has recently re-dated between 4300-4100 BC. Beixin culture sites have evidence for early dry land agriculture including millet
, domestic pigs and chickens.
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Alternate Spellings: Beixun, Baijin
Dawenkou, Lianyungang Erjiancun (China)