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Definition: 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.

This glossary entry is part of the Dictionary of Archaeology. Sources for the term include the references listed on the front page of the Dictionary, and the websites listed in the sidebar.
Alternate Spellings: Beixun, Baijin
Examples:
Dawenkou, Lianyungang Erjiancun (China)

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