Bird Haniwa

Illustration

James Blake Wiener
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published on 20 April 2017

A terracotta haniwa (tomb marker) in the form of a bird. Perhaps from the tomb of Emperor Ojin, Habikino-shi, Osaka, Japan. Kofun Period, 5th century CE. (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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