• Kyodo


Shinichi Fujimura, an archaeologist who admitted falsifying two findings of Paleolithic stone tools in northern Japan, has denied rumors that more dig finds he was involved in were also fakes.

“No other fakes than the two,” Fujimura, 50, former deputy director of the Tohoku Paleolithic Institute in the city of Tagajo, Miyagi Prefecture, said Monday.

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