Archaeologists unearthed a fragment of a glass vessel from the 12th century the site of Heiankyo, Japan’s ancient capital, serving as a logistics base to distribute luxury gifts to aristocrats.
Archaeologists unearthed remains of a large ninth-century mansion likely belonging to a high-ranking nobleman within the site of Heiankyo (or Heian-kyō), the ancient capital founded in 794 AD in present-day Kyoto, Japan.
Researchers believe to have identified part of the street pattern of Kunikyo, the capital of Japan from 740 to 744 AD, while excavating the Okadakuni ruins in Kizugawa, Central Japan.
Divers surveying the coast of Ainoshima island in Shingu, Fukuoka Prefecture, Japan, discovered a load of ancient tiles. Experts believe they sunk while being transported to Kyoto.
Japanese archaeologists claim to have unearthed a fragment of a building that might have been the tallest pagoda ever built in Japan. The artefact is a part of a “sorin”, a decorative element that was placed atop the pagoda.