Stone Lanterns, Kasuga Shrine

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James Blake Wiener
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published on 21 April 2017
Stone Lanterns, Kasuga Shrine

Stone votive lanterns at the Kasuga Taisha Shinto shrine, Nara, Japan. Founded in 768 CE (or 710 CE) during the Nara period.


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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Wiener, J. B. (2017, April 21). Stone Lanterns, Kasuga Shrine. Ancient History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from https://www.ancient.eu/image/6535/

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Wiener, James B. "Stone Lanterns, Kasuga Shrine." Ancient History Encyclopedia. Last modified April 21, 2017. https://www.ancient.eu/image/6535/.

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Wiener, James B. "Stone Lanterns, Kasuga Shrine." Ancient History Encyclopedia. Ancient History Encyclopedia, 21 Apr 2017. Web. 21 May 2019.

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