Whale Bone Spade from Ancient Japan

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James Blake Wiener
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published on 20 December 2017
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This whale bone spade comes from Japan and dates from the Jomon period, between the 2nd-1st century BCE. (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 World History Encyclopedia and formerly was its Communications Director.

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Wiener, J. B. (2017, December 20). Whale Bone Spade from Ancient Japan. World History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from https://www.worldhistory.org/image/7800/whale-bone-spade-from-ancient-japan/

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Wiener, James Blake. "Whale Bone Spade from Ancient Japan." World History Encyclopedia. Last modified December 20, 2017. https://www.worldhistory.org/image/7800/whale-bone-spade-from-ancient-japan/.

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Wiener, James Blake. "Whale Bone Spade from Ancient Japan." World History Encyclopedia. World History Encyclopedia, 20 Dec 2017. Web. 23 May 2024.

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