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Heian grave finds

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  • wodeford
    A makeup kit containing a pair of 17-cm iron scissors and iron tweezers 8.5 cm long has been discovered in the tomb of a woman who lived at the end of the
    Message 1 of 1 , Dec 16, 2009
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      A makeup kit containing a pair of 17-cm iron scissors and iron tweezers 8.5 cm long has been discovered in the tomb of a woman who lived at the end of the Heian Period (794-1192), archaeologists said recently.

      Also found inside the tomb, in Nishiwaki, Hyogo Prefecture, were a clay pot 6 cm in diameter and a 5.7-cm porcelain pot as well as a 9-cm bronze mirror made in China, according to officials of the Hyogo Prefectural Museum of Archaeology in Harimacho.

      The rest of the article is here.
      http://search.japantimes.co.jp/cgi-bin/nn20091121f2.html

      Thanks to Kurokamakiri-hime for pointing it out to me earlier today.

      Saionji no Hanae
      West Kingdom
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