Jewels from Niizawa Senzuka Tumulus

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published on 20 December 2017

These golden jewels come from the Niizama Senzuka No. 126 Tumulus, which is located in Kawanishicho, Nara prefecture, Japan. They date the 5th century CE, during the Kofun period. (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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