ca. 7,000 to 1,500 BCE
• Southeast Asia, 8,000-2,000 B.C. [Timeline of Art History, The Metropolitan Museum of Art]
"Excavations of sites in Vietnam and Thailand reveal that early Neolithic cultures here produced flaked stone tools and ceramics with pressed decoration." With a period overview and list of key events.
ca. 1,500 to 500 CE
• Southeast Asia, 2,000-1,000 B.C. [Timeline of Art History, The Metropolitan Museum of Art]
"Grave goods of Late Neolithic cultures include stone tools, shell beads and bracelets, and accomplished incised and cord-marked ceramics. Evidence of rice cultivation suggests that sedentary living is becoming more prevalent." With a period overview, list of key events, and two related artworks.
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