Maquette of an Ancient Japanese Pagoda

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published on 19 December 2017

This is one of the "One Million Pagodas" that were made of wood during the Nara period, around c. 770 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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