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Banpo Museum

China, an East Asian country is one of the world’s oldest civilizations. It has a vast cultural history of more than five thousand years and an outstanding natural beauty. On the other hand, this country has remained a comparatively isolated and secluded one, and being a land of mystery, this country is not known to the western half of the world. However, China is rapidly developing and has grown in the phase of modernization, with an immense speed and is also welcoming the outer world to interact and do business with them.
Banpo Museum is located in the east of Xian and is the site of a village that dates back around 6,000 years to the Neolithic age, which is known as the Yangshao Culture in China. The site was discovered in 1953 and covers a region of around 50,000 square meters. Excavations revealed 45 houses, kilns, pottery, grain stores, a burial ground and tool stores. Banpo is considered to be one of the most excellent examples of an agricultural group of people of this era anywhere in the world. It is claimed that the residents of this ancient village lived in a matriarchal community where the women organized the whole thing from the hunting and farming to the building of the village and digging the protective moats that protected the well-planned community. Other relics exposed at the site comprise examples of the pottery of this era and over 10,000 tools and household utensils as well.
The Banpo Museum is definitely one of the popular tourist attractions in China. It is worth paying a visit while touring the country. This place will leave a pleasing and unforgettable memory and justify the proud cultural tradition of China.

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