Japanese Tablet with Sutra Inscriptions

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James Blake Wiener
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published on 20 December 2017
Japanese Tablet with Sutra Inscriptions

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 formerly was its Communications Director.

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Wiener, J. B. (2017, December 20). Japanese Tablet with Sutra Inscriptions. Ancient History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from https://www.ancient.eu/image/7808/

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Wiener, James B. "Japanese Tablet with Sutra Inscriptions." Ancient History Encyclopedia. Last modified December 20, 2017. https://www.ancient.eu/image/7808/.

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Wiener, James B. "Japanese Tablet with Sutra Inscriptions." Ancient History Encyclopedia. Ancient History Encyclopedia, 20 Dec 2017. Web. 24 May 2019.

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