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James Blake Wiener
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published on 20 April 2017

An eight-lobed cast bronze mirror with flowers and luan (a mythical bird) decoration. From Mount Tsuwado, Mukuno, Yamaga-machi, Kitsuki-shi, Oita, Japan. Nara Period, 8th century CE. 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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Wiener, J. B. (2017, April 20). Nara Period Mirror. World History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from https://www.worldhistory.org/image/6527/nara-period-mirror/

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Wiener, James Blake. "Nara Period Mirror." World History Encyclopedia. Last modified April 20, 2017. https://www.worldhistory.org/image/6527/nara-period-mirror/.

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Wiener, James Blake. "Nara Period Mirror." World History Encyclopedia. World History Encyclopedia, 20 Apr 2017. Web. 05 Feb 2023.

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