Prehistoric Japanese Jar

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James Blake Wiener
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published on 20 December 2017

This jar comes from the Kanbayashi archaeological site, which is located in Kitakatashi in Fukushima prefecture, Japan. It dates from the 2nd-1st century BCE, during the Yayoi Period. (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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