Announcement from EASIANTH:
The Osaka University Department of Archaeology has created an
English-language website in conjunction with its Project for the
Preservation and Utilization of Artifacts from Nonaka Kofun.
in the 5th century in Fujiidera City, Osaka Prefecture, the Nonaka tomb
(kofun) is situated roughly at the center of the Furuichi Tomb Cluster.
The 1964 excavation conducted by Osaka University revealed that this
kofun offered many important clues for our study of state formation in
Nonaka Kofun is an especially valuable resource for the
study of ancient Japan, with its numerous artifacts evidencing the
military, economic, and technological strength of the Yamato Kingdom.
Many of the pictures and videos are being released to the public for the first time.