Doban Clay Tablet from Japan

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James Blake Wiener
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published on 20 December 2017
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This doban or clay tablet is from the Fukuda Shell Mound in what is present-day Ibaraki prefecture, Japan. It dates from the Jomon period, between 1000-400 BCE. Important cultural property. (Tokyo National Museum)

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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. (2017, December 20). Doban Clay Tablet from Japan. World History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from https://www.worldhistory.org/image/7798/doban-clay-tablet-from-japan/

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Wiener, James Blake. "Doban Clay Tablet from Japan." World History Encyclopedia. Last modified December 20, 2017. https://www.worldhistory.org/image/7798/doban-clay-tablet-from-japan/.

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Wiener, James Blake. "Doban Clay Tablet from Japan." World History Encyclopedia. World History Encyclopedia, 20 Dec 2017. Web. 21 Jun 2021.