• Kyodo


A tumulus in Wadayama, Hyogo Prefecture, has turned out to be one of the largest burial mounds in the Kinki region and contains numerous artifacts, the prefecture’s board of education said Wednesday.

The tumulus, created in the early part of the 5th century, has a diameter of about 86 meters. Some 200 iron items, including swords and helmets, and numerous accessories have been found.

In a time of both misinformation and too much information, quality journalism is more crucial than ever.
By subscribing, you can help us get the story right.