Japanese Tablet with Sutra Inscriptions

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published on 20 December 2017

This clay tablet with sutra inscriptions was excavated at Komachizuka Sutra Mound in Tanga, which is located in Mie prefecture, Japan. It dates to 1174 CE (Jo'an 4). 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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