Sutra Case from Heian Period Japan

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James Blake Wiener
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published on 10 January 2018
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This sutra case was excavated at Hatogamine in Kyoto, Japan. It is made of gilt bronze and dates to the 1116 CE, which was during the Heian period in Japanese history. (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. (2018, January 10). Sutra Case from Heian Period Japan. World History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from https://www.worldhistory.org/image/7869/sutra-case-from-heian-period-japan/

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Wiener, James Blake. "Sutra Case from Heian Period Japan." World History Encyclopedia. Last modified January 10, 2018. https://www.worldhistory.org/image/7869/sutra-case-from-heian-period-japan/.

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Wiener, James Blake. "Sutra Case from Heian Period Japan." World History Encyclopedia. World History Encyclopedia, 10 Jan 2018. Web. 20 Oct 2021.