Nara researcher finds oldest weights in Japan

Aug 19, 2013

Nara researcher finds oldest weights in Japan

by Komaki Niregane

Archaeologist Susumu Morimoto recently made a landmark discovery that could change today’s views of Japan’s ancient measuring system and of the Yayoi Period (300 B.C. to 300). The head of the International Cooperation Section at the Nara National Research Institute for Cultural Properties discovered ...