University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Athropology

Author: Wang Ningsheng

Rock Paintings in Yunnan, China

Some New Light on the Old Shan Kingdom

By: Wang Ningsheng

The southwestern part of Yunnan Province of China, bordered by Laos and BurĀ¬ma, is a tropical and mountainous region. Many ethnic groups live there. It is one of the least explored parts of the world, and very little was known about it until recently. Since 1960, I have done fieldwork on the archaeology and ethnology […]