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By: Stephen Lang
Back in June of 2010 I wrote about travelling to the Nara National Museum for an exhibition about China’s influence on Japan during the Tang Dynasty. see: http://penn.museum/blog/museum/crating-and-packing/ During my trip I visited a temple called Yakushi-ji Temple. Near the entrance there was one object that caught my eye, a replica of the pedestal […]
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