Asuka Period Roof Tile

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James Blake Wiener
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published on 13 April 2017

A terracotta roof tile with lotus design. Japan, Asuka Period, 538-710 CE. From the ruins of Minamishigahaiji, Otsu-shi, Shiga. (Tokyo National Museum)


About the Author

James Blake Wiener
James is a writer and former Professor of History. He holds an MA in World History with a particular interest in cross-cultural exchange and world history. He is a co-founder of Ancient History Encyclopedia and formerly was its Communications Director.

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APA Style

Wiener, J. B. (2017, April 13). Asuka Period Roof Tile. Ancient History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from https://www.ancient.eu/image/6506/

Chicago Style

Wiener, James B. "Asuka Period Roof Tile." Ancient History Encyclopedia. Last modified April 13, 2017. https://www.ancient.eu/image/6506/.

MLA Style

Wiener, James B. "Asuka Period Roof Tile." Ancient History Encyclopedia. Ancient History Encyclopedia, 13 Apr 2017. Web. 19 Apr 2019.

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