Japanese Ritual Implement Stand

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published on 19 December 2017

This ritual stand has a lotus flower and arabesque design. It is made of gilt bronze and dates from the 12th century CE, which corresponds to the Heian era. Important cultural property. (Tokyo National Museum)



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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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