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Timeline of World Cultures

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Chinese Chronology

(Chronology Based on the Collection of the NPM)
Age Artifacts Dynasty Year
The Neolithic Age
The Neolithic Age

Late Neolithic Age

ca.6200-2070B.C.E.

Hsia

ca.2070-1600B.C.E.

Shang and Chou Dynasties Shang and Chou Dynasties

Shang

ca.1600-1046B.C.E.

Chou

Western Chou

ca.1046-771B.C.E.

Eastern Chou
(Spring and Autumn Period; Warring States Period)

770-221B.C.E.

Ch'in and Han Dynasties Ch'in and Han Dynasties

Ch'in

221-207B.C.E.

Han

Western Han

206B.C.E.-8C.E.

Hsin

9-24C.E.

Eastern Han

25-220C.E.

Six Dynasties, Sui and T'ang Dynasties Six Dynasties, Sui and T'ang Dynasties

Three Kingdoms

220-280C.E.

Chin

Western Chin

265-316C.E.

Eastern Chin

317-420C.E.

Northern and Southern Dynasties

316-589C.E.

Sui

581-618C.E.

T'ang

618-907C.E.

Five Dynasties and Ten Kingdoms

907-960C.E.

Sung Dynasty Sung Dynasty

Sung Dynasty

Northern Sung

960-1126C.E.

Southern Sung

1127-1279C.E.

Yüan Dynasty Yüan Dynasty

Yüan Dynasty

1271-1368C.E.

Ming Dynasty Ming Dynasty

Ming Dynasty

1368-1644C.E.

Ch'ing Dynasty Ch'ing Dynasty

Ch'ing Dynasty

1644-1911C.E.

Republic of China Modern Times
Republic of China

1912 to now