Inscribed Sword Gifted to Yamato

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James Blake Wiener
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published on 24 November 2017
Inscribed Sword Gifted to Yamato

Inscribed seven-branched sword ostensibly made in Baekje in 360 CE and gifted to Yamato.

Photo credit: Kai Hendry after https://www.flickr.com/photos/hendry/189880424/
(left) and G. L. Barnes (right) after fig. 117 in G. L. Barnes (1999) The rise of civilization in East Asia. London: Thames & Hudson.


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, November 24). Inscribed Sword Gifted to Yamato. Ancient History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from https://www.ancient.eu/image/7687/

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Wiener, James B. "Inscribed Sword Gifted to Yamato." Ancient History Encyclopedia. Last modified November 24, 2017. https://www.ancient.eu/image/7687/.

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Wiener, James B. "Inscribed Sword Gifted to Yamato." Ancient History Encyclopedia. Ancient History Encyclopedia, 24 Nov 2017. Web. 20 Jun 2019.

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