Archaeology Department ofSichuanUniversity
Administration of Cultural Relics ofYunyangCounty,Chongqing
Abstract: Besides of more than 100 tombs, a great deal of pre-Qin remains has also been discovered in the excavation at Lijiaba Site, Yunyang,Chongqingin 2000. The early period remains belong to the Wazhadi Culture, lasted from middle-to-late Western Zhou to early-to-middle Spring and Autumn Period. The later period remains belong to the Lijiaba Culture, lasted from late Spring and Autumn Period to late Warring States Period (even to early Han Dynasty). The excavation offers significant materials for understanding culture and society’s evolution of pre-Qin in western Gorges Region.
Keywords:Lijiaba Site, the Wazhadi culture, the Lijiaba culture, the pre-Qin period