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Neo stone age circa 5,000 B.C. was widely distributed distributed in the areas of Palawan, Calatagan, Sta. Ana, Manila, Bacong, Negros, Bohol, Butuan, Surigao, Davao -- all over the archipelago.  These neolithic cultural artifacts are all contemporaneous.  The Cebu excavation has revealed in recent years a rich collection that are comparatively at par with the Southeast Asian Neolithic cultural materials.The SWU Museum presents this in a showcase identifying its area of origin and significance. 

The use of neolithic tools for food gathering and learning the art of making tools enabled the early Filipinos to acquire surplus food, thus the appearance of specialists or semi-specialists who started the art of making potteries.

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One of a kind piece -- Drinking Vessel looks pre-Columbian but is basically Cebuano, Visayan according to Wilheim Solheim - Pintado Figures.

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Anthropomorphic fossil

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Angle Pot, Argao, Cebu

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Weapons, Dr. Antionio Alfonso excavation, Lapu-lapu.

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Barkcloth Beaters, Stone, Moalboal, Cebu



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