List of Paleolithic sites in China

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The Stone Age
before Homo (Pliocene)

Paleolithic

Lower Paleolithic
Late Stone Age
Homo
Control of fire
Stone tools
Middle Paleolithic
Middle Stone Age
Homo neanderthalensis
Homo sapiens
Recent African origin of modern humans
Upper Paleolithic
Later Stone Age
Behavioral modernity, Atlatl,
Origin of the domestic dog

Epipalaeolithic
Mesolithic

Microliths, Bow and arrows, Canoe
Natufian
Khiamian
Tahunian
Heavy Neolithic
Shepherd Neolithic
Trihedral Neolithic
Pre-Pottery Neolithic

Neolithic

Neolithic Revolution,
Domestication
Pottery Neolithic
Pottery
Chalcolithic

This is a list of Paleolithic sites in China. They are sorted in chronological order from the earliest founding to the latest:

The list[edit]

English name Chinese name Modern-day location
Shangchen Lantian County, Shaanxi
Bose Basin Guangxi of southern China
He County 和县 Anhui
Xihoudu 西侯渡 Shanxi
Yuanmou County 元谋县 Yunnan
Xiaochangliang 小長梁 Nihewan Basin in Yangyuan County, Hebei
Zhoukoudian 周口店 Beijing
Yuchanyan Cave Dao County, Hunan
Xianren Cave 仙人洞 Dayuan Village, Wannian County, Jiangxi
Damaidi 大麥地 Small village in Zhongwei, Ningxia, set amid the Weining Mountains on the north bend of the Yellow River

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