Asiatic peoples including Middle Eastern peoples, South Asian peoples, Central Asian peoples, Oriental peoples, and Southeast Asian and Oceanic peoples can be used to examine antiquity. 

Asiatic peoples can be used to examine the early 3rd millennium BC including the 30th century BC, 29th century BC, 28th century BC, 27th century BC, and 26th century BC; the late 3rd millennium BC including the 25th century BC, 24th century BC, 23rd century BC, 22nd century BC, and 21st century BC; the early 2nd millennium BC including the 20th century BC, 19th century BC, 18th century BC, 17th century BC, and 16th century BC; the late 2nd millennium BC including the 15th century BC, 15th century BC, 13th century BC, 12th century BC, and 11th century BC; and early 1st millennium BC including the 10th century BC, 9th century BC, 8th century BC, 7th century BC, and 6th century BC. Fiji can be identified. Cities such as Hanoi can be connected.
Middle Eastern peoples including Mesopotamian, Egyptian, Levantine, Turkish, Persian, Arabian, and North African peoples can be used to examine the early 3rd millennium BC including the 30th century BC, 29th century BC, 28th century BC, 27th century BC, and 26th century BC; the late 3rd millennium BC including the 25th century BC, 24th century BC, 23rd century BC, 22nd century BC, and 21st century BC; the early 2nd millennium BC including the 20th century BC, 19th century BC, 18th century BC, 17th century BC; and 16th century BC; the late 2nd millennium BC including the 15th century BC, 14th century BC, 13th century BC, 12th century BC, and 11th century BC; and the early 1st millennium BC including the 10th century BC, 9th century BC, 8th century BC, 7th century BC, and 6th century BC.
South Asian peoples such as those of what are now India, Pakistan, Bangladesh, and Nepal can be used to examine the early 3rd millennium BC including the 30th century BC, 29th century BC, 28th century BC, 27th century BC, and 26th century BC. The early Indus valley or Harappan civilization can be identified. These can be used to examine the late 3rd millennium BC including the 25th century BC, 24th century BC, 23rd century BC, 22nd century BC, and 21st century BC. Harappan civilization was significant. These can be used to examine the early 2nd millennium BC including the 20th century BC, 19th century BC, 18th century BC, 17th century BC, and 16th century BC. They can be used to examine the late 2nd millennium BC including the 15th century BC, 14th century BC, 13th century BC, 12th century BC, and 11th century BC. Vedic civilization was present. They can be used to examine the early 1st millennium BC including the 10th century BC, 9th century BC, 8th century BC, 7th century BC, and 6th century BC. Vedic civilization was present. Mauritius can be connected. Cities such as Surat can be connected.
India can be used to examine the early 3rd millennium BC including the 30th century BC, 29th century BC, 28th century BC, 27th century, and 26th century BC. The Indus valley or Harappan civilization can be identified. The late 3rd millennium BC including the 25th century BC, 24th century BC, 23rd century BC, 22nd century BC, and 21st century BC can be connected. The Indus valley or Harappan civilization can be identified. It can be used to examine the early 2nd millennium BC including the 20th century BC, 19th century BC, 18th century BC, 17th century BC, and 16th century BC. Vedic civilization began to develop. It can be used to examine late 2nd millennium BC including the 15th century BC, 14th century BC, 13th century BC, 12th century BC, and 11th century BC can be connected. Vedic civilization was present. India can be used to examine early 1st millennium BC including the 10th century BC, 9th century BC, 8th century BC, 7th century BC, and 6th century BC. Specific kingdoms and regions of Vedic civilization can be identified. Cities such as Bengaluru can be identified. Delhi is thought to have been founded in the early 1st millennium BC. Mumbai can be used to examine the early 3rd millennium BC, late 3rd millennium BC, early 2nd millennium BC, late 2nd millennium BC, and early 1st milllennium BC.
Pakistan can be used to examine the early 3rd millennium BC including the 30th century BC, 29th century BC, 28th century BC, 27th century BC, and 26th century BC. Harappan civilization was developing. The late 3rd millennium BC including the 25th century BC, 24th century BC, 23rd century BC, 22nd century BC, and 21st century BC. Harappan civilization developed. The early 2nd millennium BC including the 20th century BC, 19th century BC, 18th century BC, 17th century BC, and 16th century BC. Harappan civilization declined and Vedic culture began to develop. The late 2nd millennium BC including the 15th century BC, 14th century BC, 13th century BC, 12th century BC, and 11th century BC. Vedic culture developed. The early 1st millennium BC including the 10th century BC, 9th century BC, 8th century BC, 7th century BC, and 6th century BC. Specific centers of Vedic culture can be identified, and the Achaemenid Persian empire extended into the region.
Bangladesh can be used to examine the early 3rd millennium BC including the 30th century BC, 29th century BC, 28th century BC, 27th century BC, and 26th century BC; the late 3rd millennium BC including the 25th century BC, 14th century BC, 23rd century BC, 22nd century BC, and 21st century BC; the early 2nd millennium BC including the 20th century BC, 19th century BC, 18th century BC, 17th century BC, and 16th century BC; and late 2nd millennium BC including the 15th century BC, 14th century BC, 13th century BC, 12th century BC, and 11th century BC; and early 1st millennium BC including the 10th century BC, 9th century BC, 8th century BC, 7th century BC, and 6th century BC. Iron age culture appeared in the early 1st millennium BC.
Nepal can be used to examine the early 3rd millennium BC, late 3rd millennium BC, early 2nd millennium BC, late 2nd millennium BC, and early 1st millennium BC.
Sri Lanka can be connected.
Central Asian peoples including Inner Asian and Western Asian peoples can be used to examine the early 3rd millennium BC, late 3rd millennium BC, early 2nd millennium BC, and late 2nd millennium BC, and early 1st millennium BC. Mongolia can be connected.
Inner Asian peoples such as those of Uzbekistan, Kazakhstan, and Tajikistan can be connected. Turkmenistan can be connected.
Uzbekistan can be used to examine the early 3rd millennium BC, late 3rd millennium BC, early 2nd millennium BC, late 2nd millennium BC, and early 1st millennium BC. Kazakhstan can be connected. Tajikistan can be connected. Kyrgystan can be connected.
Western Asian peoples such as those of Azerbaijan and Georgia can be connected. Armenia can be connected. Azerbaijan can be connected. Georgia can be connected.
Oriental peoples such as those of China, Japan, and Korea can be used to examine the early 3rd millennium BC including the 30th century BC, 29th century BC, 28th century BC, 27th century BC, and 26th century BC. The Neolithic Longshan culture of China and the Jomon culture of Japan can be connected. Oriental peoples can be used to examine the late 3rd millennium BC including the 25th century BC, 24th century BC, 23rd century BC, 22nd century BC, and 21st century BC. The Longshan culture of China and the semimythological Xia dynasty of China, and the Jomon culture of Japan can be considered. Oriental peoples cn be used to examine the early 2nd millennium BC including the 10th century BC, 19th century BC, 18th century BC, 17th century BC, and 16th century BC. Written Chinese history may have begun in this period with the Shang dynasty of China. The Jomon culture of Japan persisted. Oriental peoples can be used to examine the late 2nd millennium BC including the 15th century BC, 14th century BC, 13th century BC, 12th century BC, and 11th century BC. The Bronze age Zhou dynasty of China overcame the Shang, and Jomon culture persisted in China. Oriental peoples can be used to examine the early 1st millennium BC including the 10th century BC, 9th century BC, 8th century BC, 7th century BC, and 6th century BC. The Zhou dymasty gave way to the Warring states period and Jomon culture persisted in Japan. Hong Kong can be connected. Cities such as Ningbo can be connected.
China including North Central China, South Central China, Southern Interior China, Southern Coastal China, and North China can be used to examine the early 3rd millennium BC including the 30th century BC, 29th century BC, 28th century BC, 27th century BC, and 26th century BC. The neolithic Longshan people seem to have predominated. China can be used to examine the late 3rd millennium BC including the 25th century BC, 24th century BC, 23rd century BC, 22nd century BC, and 21st century BC. Neolothic Lonshan peoples, and traditionally, the Xia dynasty were significant. China can be used to examine the early 2nd millennium BC including the 20th century BC, 19th century BC, 18th century BC, 17th century BC, and 16th century BC. Traditionally, the Xia and the Shang dynasty were present. China can be used to examine the late 2nd millennium BC including the 15th century BC, 14th century BC, 13th century BC, 12th century BC, and 11th century BC. The Shang dynasty and the Zhou dynasty were present. China can be used to examine the early 1st millennium BC including the 10th century BC, 9th century BC, 8th century BC, 7th century BC, and 6th century BC. The Zhou dynasties, and the Warring states period of China are associated with this period. Cities such as Jinan can be connected.
North Central China including cities such as Beijing and Xian can be connected. Zhengzhou can be connected. Beijing can be connected.Xian can be connected.
South Central China including cities such as Wuhan, Hangzhou, and Qingdao can be connected. Suzhou can be connected. Wuhan can be connected. Hangzhou can be connected. Qingdao
Southern Interior China including cities such as Chengdu can be connected. Chongqing can be connected. Chengdu can be connected.
Southern Coastal China including cities such as Hong Kong and Dongguan can be connected. Fuzhou can be connected. Hong Kong can be connected. Dongguan can be connected.
North China including cities such as Shenyang can be connected. Harbin can be connected. Shenyang can be connected.
Taiwan can be used to examine the early 3rd millennium BC, late 3rd millennium BC, early 2nd millennium BC, late 2nd millennium BC, and early 1st millennium BC.
Japan can be used to examine the early 3rd millennium BC including the 30th century BC, 29th century BC, 28th century BC, 27th century BC, and 26th century BC; the late 3rd millennium BC including the 25th century BC, 24th century BC, 23rd century BC, 22nd century BC, and 21st century BC; the early 2nd millennium BC including the 20th century BC, 19th century BC, 18th century BC, 17th century BC, and 16th century BC; the late 2nd millennium BC including the 15th century BC, 14th century BC, 13th century BC, 12th century BC, and 11th century BC; and the early 1st millennium BC including the 10th century BC, 9th century BC, 8th century BC, 7th century BC, and 6th century BC. The Jomon culture predominated during this period. Cities such as Osaka can be connected.
South Korea can be used to examine the early 3rd millenium BC, late 3rd millennium BC, early 2nd millennium BC, late 2nd millennium BC, and early 1st millennium BC. Written Korean history began late in this period.
North Korea can be used to examine the early 3rd millennium BC, late 3rd millennium BC, early 2nd millennium BC, late 2nd millennium BC, and early 1st millennium BC.
Southeast Asian and Oceanic peoples including Mainland Southeast Asian, Southeast Asian Island, and aboriginal Australian peoples can be used to examine the early 3rd millennium BC including the 30th century BC, 29th century BC, 28th century BC, 27th century BC, and 26th century BC; the late 3rd millennium BC including the 25th century BC, 24th century BC, 23rd century BC, 22nd century BC, and 21st century BC; the early 2nd millennium BC including the 20th century BC, 19th century BC, 18th century BC, 17th century BC, and 16th century BC; the late 2nd millennium BC including the 15th century BC, 14th century BC, 13th century BC, 12th century BC, and 11th century BC; and early 1st millennium BC including the 10th century BC, 9th century BC, 9th century BC, 7th century BC, and 6th century BC. Little is known of these peoples in this period. East Timor can be connected.
Mainland Southeast Asian peoples such as those of Vietnam, Thailand, and Burma can be used to examine the early 3rd millennium BC, late 3rd millennium BC, early 2nd millennium BC, late 2nd millennium BC, and early 1st millennium BC. Laos can be connected.
Vietnam can be be used to examine the early 3rd millennium BC includingg the 30th century BC, 29th century BC, 28th century BC, 27th century BC, 26th century BC; the late 3rd millennium BC including the 25th century BC, 24th century BC, 23rd century BC, 22nd century BC, and 21st century BC; the early 2nd millennium BC including the 20th century BC, 19th century BC, 18th century BC, 17th century BC, and 16th century BC; the late 2nd millenium BC including the 15th century BC, 14th century BC, 13th century BC, 12th century BC, and 11th century BC; and the early 1st millennium BC including the 10th century BC, 9th century BC, 8th century BC, 7th century BC, and 6th century BC.
Thailand can be used to examine the early 3rd millennium BC including the 30th century BC, 29th century BC, 28th century BC, 27th century BC, and 26th century BC; the late 3rd millennium BC including the 25th century BC, 24th century BC, 23rd century BC, 22nd century BC, and 21st century BC; the early 2nd millennium BC including the 20th century BC, 19th century BC, 18th century BC, 17th century BC, 16th century BC; the late 2nd millennium BC including the 15th century BC, 14th century BC, 13th century BC, 12th century BC; and 11th century BC; and the early 1st millennium BC including the 10th century BC, 9th century BC, 8th century BC, 7th century BC, and 6th century BC.
Burma can be used to examine the early 3rd millennium BC, late 3rd millennium BC, early 2nd millennium BC, late 2nd millennium BC, and early 1st millennium BC.
Malaysia can be used to examine the early 3rd millennium BC, late 3rd millennium BC, early 2nd millennium BC, late 2nd millennium BC, and early 1st millennium BC.
Cambodia can be connected.
Southeast Asian Island peoples such as those of Indonesia, the Philippines, and Malaysia can be used to examine the early 3rd millennium BC including the 30th century BC, 29th century BC, 28th century BC, 27th century BC, and 26th century BC; the late 3rd millennium BC including the 25th century BC, 24th century BC, 23rd century BC, 22nd century BC, and 2qst century BC; the early 2nd millennium BC including the 20th century BC, 19th century BC, 18th century BC, 17th century BC, and 16th century BC; the late 2nd millennium BC including the 15th century BC, 14th century BC, 13th century BC, 12th century BC, and 11th century BC; and early 1st millennium BC including the 10th century BC, 9th century BC, 8th century BC, 7th century BC, and 6th century BC. Little is known of these peoples in this period. Papua New Guinea can be connected.
Indonesia can be used to examine the early 3rd millennium BC including the 30th century BC, 29th century BC, 28th century BC, 27th century BC, and 26th century BC; the late 3rd millennium BC including the 25th century BC, 24th century BC, 23rd century BC, 22nd century BC, and 21st century BC; the early 2nd millennium BC including the 20th century BC, 19th century BC, 18th century BC, 17th century BC, and 16th century BC; the late 2nd millennium BC including the 15th century BC, 14th century BC, 13th century BC, 12th century BC, and 11th century BC; and early 1st millennium BC including the 10th century BC, 9th century BC, 8th century BC, 7th century BC, and 6th century BC.
The Philippines can be be used to examine the early 3rd millennium BC including the 30th century BC, 29th century BC, 28th century BC, 27th century BC, and 26th century BC; the late 3rd millennium BC including the 25th century BC, 24th century BC, 23rd century BC, 22nd century BC, and 21st century BC; the early 2nd millennium BC including the 20th century BC, 19th century BC, 18th century BC, 17th century BC, and 16th century BC; the late 2nd millennium BC including the 15th century BC, 14th century BC, 13th century BC, 12th century BC, and 11th century BC; and early 1st millennium BC including the 10th century BC, 9th century BC, 8th century BC, 7th century BC, and 6th century BC.
Malaysia can be used to examine the early 3rd millennium BC, late 3rd millennium BC, early 2nd millennium BC, late 2nd millennium BC, and early 1st millennium BC.
Madagascar can be conected.
Aboriginal Australian peoples of Australia can be connected.
Oceanic peoples such as those of New Zealand can be connected.
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Created 18 Nov 2015. Last updated 14 Oct 2017