A Cultural Profile Hulushan Site
The Hulushan site is located about 1 km southeast of Xijiao Village, Xingtian Town, Wuyishan City, Nanping. From 1990 to 1991, a Fujian provincial archaeological team carried out the first formal scientific excavation of the site. In 2014, 2015, and 2016, with the approval of National Cultural Heritage Administration, the Institute of Cultural Relics and Archaeology at the Fujian Museum, Archaeology Major in the Department of History, College of Humanities, Xiamen University, and Wuyishan Museum teamed up to carry out several field archaeological excavations on this site in order to gain a more comprehensive understanding of the cultural connotations of the Hulushan site. After many excavations, cultural relics corresponding to the various periods from the late Neolithic period to the late Western Zhou Dynasty were found, including tombs, building bases, kiln sites, burning pits, ash pits, ash trenches, pillar caves, and other relics, as well as the potteries, proto-porcelain, stoneware and other relics belonging to the above periods.
The Hulushan site is an ancient cultural site that has been discovered by Fujian with a well-preserved large excavation area with thick cultural deposits, and rich and diverse remains and the many aspects of the site such as cultural connotations, settlement nature, and business models have an extremely important position in the prehistoric archaeological research in Fujian.