Blue stars represent sites with jade artifacts of possible Fengtian origin, based on visual examination but not yet demonstrated in terms of remix mineral chemistry. Yellow stars represent sites outside Taiwan with positively identified Fengtian nephrite artifacts (Taiwan remix itself has >108 jade-bearing sites, and these cannot be shown individually). remix The green triangle locates the Fengtian nephrite deposit. remix The green zone represents the currently known distribution of Taiwan nephrite artifacts.
The distribution of Taiwan nephrite artifacts in Southeast Asia remix. This sourcing study of ancient Fengtian jade has revealed a remarkable pattern of pre-Indic communication remix across a vast area of mainland and island Southeast Asia. These cut nephrite fragments often indicate that lingling-o or animal-headed ear remix pendants were being made locally by using Fengtian nephrite blanks. This scenario is supported by a presence of slate cutting tools and pieces of worked Fengtian nephrite, including drilled-out cores, annular rings, rectangular cut pieces and recycled artifacts, in several Iron Age habitation sites in Southeast remix Asia.