Asuka Period Roof Tile

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James Blake Wiener
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published on 13 April 2017
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A terracotta roof tile with lotus design. Japan, Asuka Period, 538-710 CE. From the ruins of Minamishigahaiji, Otsu-shi, Shiga. (Tokyo National Museum)

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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 World History Encyclopedia and formerly was its Communications Director.

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APA Style

Wiener, J. B. (2017, April 13). Asuka Period Roof Tile. World History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from https://www.worldhistory.org/image/6506/asuka-period-roof-tile/

Chicago Style

Wiener, James Blake. "Asuka Period Roof Tile." World History Encyclopedia. Last modified April 13, 2017. https://www.worldhistory.org/image/6506/asuka-period-roof-tile/.

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Wiener, James Blake. "Asuka Period Roof Tile." World History Encyclopedia. World History Encyclopedia, 13 Apr 2017. Web. 26 Nov 2021.

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