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A UNESCO advisory panel on Wednesday recommended that the Jomon Period (10,000-200 B.C.) archeological sites in northern Japan be added to the World Cultural Heritage list.

The group is comprised of 17 ancient sites across Hokkaido, Aomori, Iwate and Akita prefectures that are reflective of a hunter-gatherer society that prevailed in Japan for more than 10,000 years.

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