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Monkey Haniwa


James Blake Wiener
published on 14 April 2017
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A terracotta haniwa (tomb marker) in the form of a monkey. 6th century CE, Kofun/Asuka Period. From Dainichizuka Tumulus, Okinosu, Namegata-shi, Ibaraki, Japan. 'Important Cultural Property'. (Tokyo National Museum)

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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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Wiener, J. B. (2017, April 14). Monkey Haniwa. World History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from

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Wiener, James B. "Monkey Haniwa." World History Encyclopedia. Last modified April 14, 2017.

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Wiener, James B. "Monkey Haniwa." World History Encyclopedia. World History Encyclopedia, 14 Apr 2017. Web. 02 Mar 2021.

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