Japanese Ridge-End Ornament

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James Blake Wiener
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published on 10 January 2018
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This large block comes from the ruins of Tosaka-dera (Takaidahaiji) in Osaka, Japan. It dates from the Asuka period or the Nara period in Japanese history, which overlapped with the 7th and 8th 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 World History Encyclopedia and formerly was its Communications Director.

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Wiener, J. B. (2018, January 10). Japanese Ridge-End Ornament. World History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from https://www.worldhistory.org/image/7868/japanese-ridge-end-ornament/

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Wiener, James Blake. "Japanese Ridge-End Ornament." World History Encyclopedia. Last modified January 10, 2018. https://www.worldhistory.org/image/7868/japanese-ridge-end-ornament/.

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Wiener, James Blake. "Japanese Ridge-End Ornament." World History Encyclopedia. World History Encyclopedia, 10 Jan 2018. Web. 21 Oct 2021.