Large Haniwa Horse

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James Blake Wiener
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published on 10 January 2018
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This horse is a "haniwa" or a terracotta tomb object. It was excavated at Kamishiba Tumulus in Gunma prefecture, Japan. It dates from the Kofun period or around the 6th century CE. (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. (2018, January 10). Large Haniwa Horse. World History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from https://www.worldhistory.org/image/7866/large-haniwa-horse/

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Wiener, James Blake. "Large Haniwa Horse." World History Encyclopedia. Last modified January 10, 2018. https://www.worldhistory.org/image/7866/large-haniwa-horse/.

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Wiener, James Blake. "Large Haniwa Horse." World History Encyclopedia. World History Encyclopedia, 10 Jan 2018. Web. 18 Jun 2021.