1000 BCE - 300 CE: Classical Traditions, Major Religions, & Giant Empires
Western Zhou ca. 1,046 to 771 BCE
Eastern Zhou ca. 771 to 256 BCE
Qin 221 to 206 BCE
Han 206 BCE to 220 CE
Neolithic Japan, Jomon ca. 10,500 to 300 BCE
Yayoi ca. 300 BCE to 200 CE
Bronze Age Korea ca.900 to 300 BCE - Iron Age from ca.300 BCE - Three Kingdoms, Silla
57 BCE
Bronze Age and Iron Age Southeast Asia ca. 1,500 to 500 CE
Vedic Period ca. 1,900 to 800 BCE
Mahajanapadas, Nanda ca.800 to 300 BCE
Mauryan ca.323 to 185 BCE
Kushan, Shunga
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Table of Contents - 1000 BCE to 300 CE

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JAPAN: HISTORY-ARCHAEOLOGY

Neolithic Period (Jomon)

ca. 10,500 to 300 BCE

Jomon Culture [Timeline of Art History, The Metropolitan Museum of Art]
A short introduction, with images of seven artifacts in the museum's collection.

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Yayoi Culture

ca. 4th Century BCE to 3rd Century CE
Yayoi Culture [Timeline of Art History, The Metropolitan Museum of Art]
A short introduction, with images of three artifacts in the museum's collection.

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RELIGION, PHILOSOPHY, THOUGHT

Origin Myths in the Kojiki and Nihon Shoki

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Shinto

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SOCIETY

Women Rulers: Pimiko, the Queen of Wa

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