Close-up of the Great Buddha of Kamakura

Illustration

James Blake Wiener
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published on 10 January 2018

One of the cultural icons of Japan, the Great Buddha of Kamakura was completed in 1252 CE and is made of bronze.



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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