Japanese Ridge-End Ornament

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James Blake Wiener
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published on 10 January 2018
Japanese Ridge-End Ornament

This large block comes from the ruins of Tosaka-dera (Takaidahaiji) in Osaka, Japan. It dates from the Asuka period or the Nara period in Japanese history, which overlapped with the 7th and 8th century CE. (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 formerly was its Communications Director.

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Wiener, J. B. (2018, January 10). Japanese Ridge-End Ornament. Ancient History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from https://www.ancient.eu/image/7868/

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Wiener, James B. "Japanese Ridge-End Ornament." Ancient History Encyclopedia. Last modified January 10, 2018. https://www.ancient.eu/image/7868/.

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Wiener, James B. "Japanese Ridge-End Ornament." Ancient History Encyclopedia. Ancient History Encyclopedia, 10 Jan 2018. Web. 25 May 2019.

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