Japanese Blade-Shaped Object

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Osama Shukir Muhammed Amin
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published on 12 December 2018
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About 60 similar examples were have been unearthed in Japan, from Southern Hokkaido and Northern Tohoku region. They were made between 2500 to 500 BCE. They may have been used in rituals but the details are unknown. Stone. From Japan. 2500-500 BCE. (The British Museum, London).

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Osama Shukir Muhammed Amin
Associate Professor of Neurology and lover of the Cradle of Civilization, Mesopotamia. I'm very interested in Mesopotamian history and always try to take photos of archaeological sites and artifacts in museums, both in Iraq and around the world.

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Amin, O. S. M. (2018, December 12). Japanese Blade-Shaped Object. World History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from https://www.worldhistory.org/image/9526/japanese-blade-shaped-object/

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Amin, Osama Shukir Muhammed. "Japanese Blade-Shaped Object." World History Encyclopedia. World History Encyclopedia, 12 Dec 2018. Web. 24 Oct 2021.