Browsing the "Japan" Tag

Unique pyramid tomb found in Japan

August 26th, 2014 | by Sevaan Franks

A 6th-century A.D. tomb believed to have been shaped lie a step pyramid has been found in Japan’s Nara Prefecture.


Ancient palace found in Japan

February 21st, 2014 | by Sevaan Franks

A palace complex dating back to the 3rd century has been found at the Makimuku archaeological site. “The latest finding


Japans oldest weights

August 30th, 2013 | by Sevaan Franks

11 smooth stones dating back to the Yayoi Period (300 B.C. – 300 A.D.) may be Japan’s oldest weights used


Japan’s oldest wooden mask

June 5th, 2013 | by Sevaan Franks

Fragments of a wooden mask dating back to the 2nd century, the oldest yet found in Japan, has been discovered


Hunter-gatherers used pots for cooking

April 19th, 2013 | by Sevaan Franks

A new study of pottery fragments found at multiple sites in Japan suggests that ancient hunter-gatherers used pots to cook



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