The following article is from The Great Soviet Encyclopedia (1979). It might be outdated or ideologically biased.



an Aeneolithic burial ground in the People’s Republic of China, near the city of Ch’ih-lin. The tribes that left the burial ground raised hogs and practiced agriculture, the latter attested to by finds of seeds of green foxtail. Physically, the people resembled the modern Evenki. Unusual violin-shaped hoes and straight-backed slate sickles are typical of the stone tools found.


Larichev, V. E. “Bronzovyi vek Severo-Vostochnogo Kitaia.” In Sovetskaia arkheologiia, 1961, no. 1.
Mikami Tsugyo. Mai-Sen genshifumbo-no kenkyu (A Study of Ancient Burial Grounds in Manchuria and Korea). Tokyo, 1961. (Includes a summary in English.)
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