Japanese Gilt Bronze Shoes

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James Blake Wiener
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published on 24 May 2017

Gilt bronze shoes, most likely imports from the Korean Peninsula. Etafunayama Tumulus, Nagomi-machi, Kumamoto, Japan. Kofun Period, 5th-6th century CE. National Treasure. (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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