Dating chinese ceramics
The Yangshao culture (仰韶文化) was a Neolithic culture that existed extensively along the central Yellow River in China.
The Yangshao people lived in round or rectangular houses in the mountainous regions that were below ground level and surrounded by little walls of earth.
From the ancient times, artists from around the world have used pottery to communicate various aesthetic, cultural, religious, ethical, and socio-political communications.
In fact, pot debris discovered at archaeological sites have provided historians and social scientists with a plethora of recorded facts on the people, cultures, economic and trade relationships, systems of beliefs and so on. The earliest finds of clay pots in Mede, Assyria, Summer, Persia, Egypt and Cartage date from Neolithic times, around the 8th millennium BC.
The design of an ibex (a mountain goat) with few sweeping curves constitutes the main motif of this ancient design.
(5000 BC)fter cave paintings, pottery is one of the most ancient manifestations of graphic design.
It developed in Athens and spread through the sea trade routes in various cities of the Aegean area.
The Longshan people lived on the plains of eastern China .Their domesticated animals were the pig, dog, sheep, and ox. The largest concentration of agriculture stood below the southern bend of the Yellow River and the main crop was millet.The term Neolithic (新石器时代) is applied in China to the last period of a long prehistory. The frog is commonly worshiped by early Yellow River residents.The principle decoration is always in the panels of the body of the amphora, with an armed Athena typically on the front and an illustration of the featured competition on the back.The geometric style is a style of Greek art that developed towards the end of the Dark Age, roughly between 900 BC and 700 BC.
This early Iranian made beaker created in Susa (modern Shush in Iran) which is now in Louvre Museum of Paris, depicts a bold, minimalist and stylized graphic design.