Monkey Haniwa

Illustration

James Blake Wiener
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published on 14 April 2017

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)



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 its Communications Director.

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