Japanese Haniwa Warrior

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James Blake Wiener
published on 20 December 2017
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This haniwa warrior in tanko armor is a terracotta tomb figurine. It comes from Kamichujo in Saitama prefecture, Japan. It dates from the 5th-6th century CE, during the Kofun period. 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 World History Encyclopedia and formerly was its Communications Director.

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Wiener, J. B. (2017, December 20). Japanese Haniwa Warrior. World History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from https://www.worldhistory.org/image/7809/japanese-haniwa-warrior/

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Wiener, James Blake. "Japanese Haniwa Warrior." World History Encyclopedia. Last modified December 20, 2017. https://www.worldhistory.org/image/7809/japanese-haniwa-warrior/.

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Wiener, James Blake. "Japanese Haniwa Warrior." World History Encyclopedia. World History Encyclopedia, 20 Dec 2017. Web. 04 Dec 2021.