Jul 16, 2014

A 4th century kofun

 This marker was on the sidewalk at a place on the road where they had dug out a hill to keep the slope of the road from becoming too steep. The marker says that this was the location of the EGE Kofun, a grave mound. that was built during the last half of the 4th century.
On the concrete wall opposite the post was this sign. It shows pictures and tells what they found in the kofun when they excavated it before the road was built. They found a bronze mirror, a sword  and a magatama bead plus some wooden objects.

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