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Zooarchaeological Research of Oracle Bones from Lower Xiajiadian Culture (2017)
DOCUMENT Citation Only Yayi Wang. Quanjia Chen. Chunxue Wang.

Lower Xiajiadian Culture is an early Bronze Age archaeological culture (4,000 BP) in Northern China, located at western Liaoning and southeastern Inner Mongolia. This study explores two different kinds of oracle bones from this cultural period: (1) made of cattle scapular was thought to have been burnt in divination and (2) bone of a mid- to large-sized mammal hoof,thrown during divination. The latter has been scarcely mentioned in the previous research and has not usually been treated as an...