CHRONOLOGY

c 300 BC

Paddy rice techniques of the Yayoi Culture create a population growth largely displacing the Jomon Culture

c 14,000 BC

Jomon 'Cord Marks' Culture launched and hunter gatherers begin to make a characteristically marked pottery

 

GLOSSARY

Jomon Period

the Japanese neolithic 14,000 - 300 BC

a straw rope pattern on the pottery marking a fairly sophisticated culture

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