(View exact match)ChulmunCATEGORY: culture
DEFINITION: A post-glacial hunter-gatherer and agricultural culture of the Korean peninsula, from the 7th-2nd millennia BC, who produced a Neolithic textured-surface pottery (Chulmun 'comb-patterned'). They began to cultivate millet by the end of the period and the pottery was succeeded by Mumun pottery. Shortly thereafter, rice was introduced. Chulmun sites are Amsadong, Tongsamdong, and Osan-Ri.
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DEFINITION: A Korean Chulmun culture site near Seoul with pithouses, net weights and sinkers, querns, dating to 4490-1510 BC. It is the type-site of the Classic Chulmun pottery.Korean periodizationCATEGORY: chronology
DEFINITION: Classification of the eras of Korea by archaeologists and historians. The major divisions following the Palaeolithic are: Chulmun, 7000-1000 BC; Bronze Age, 700 BC-0 AD; Iron Age, 400 BC-300 AD; Proto-Three Kingdoms, 0 -300 AD; Three kingdoms, 300-668; United Silla, 668-935; Koryo, 935-1392; Yi, 1392-1910; Japanese Colonial, 1910-1945; Modern, and 1945-present.MumunCATEGORY: ceramics
DEFINITION: A Korean term meaning 'no decoration' for the plain pottery of the peninsula which succeeded Chulmun pottery from c 1500 BC-300 AD. It was the dominant pottery type from the Bronze Age through the Proto-Three Kingdoms period.Osan-riSYNONYMS OR RELATED TERMS: Osanni
DEFINITION: Early Neolithic site in Kangwondo Province, Korea, with 7th millennium BC dates for Chulmun pottery.PalaeoasiaticCATEGORY: culture; language
DEFINITION: A theoretical early 'race' of Homo sapiens sapiens in northeastern Asia. This race included the postglacial Chulmun and Jomon inhabitants of Korea and Japan and the modern Ainu. The far northeastern region of Siberia is the home of the so-called Paleoasiatic peoples, including the Chukchi, Koryak, Itelmen, and Yukaghir. The term also refers to a language group; the languages of the indigenous peoples of the Eurasian Arctic and subarctic can be grouped into four classes: Uralic, Tungusic, Turkic, and Paleoasiatic.TongsamdongCATEGORY: site
DEFINITION: Neolithic shell midden in South Kyongsang Province, Korea, c 4500-1500 BC, with Jomon pottery and obsidian among the Chulmun material.