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One of Kyushu’s Largest Square Tombs Discovered

The Kitakyushu Board of Education announced it had discovered one of Kyushu’s largest square tombs surrounded by a moat. The tomb, which dates from 150-250 AD in the latter Yayoi Period, is located in the Jono district of that city. The board also announced it had discovered two stone tombs and the outlines of what appears to have been a nearby village.

Published: Nov 26, 2009 / Last Updated: Nov 26, 2009

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