Swords, halberd, spear, mirror, tubular beads and magatama jewel, from Yoshitake Takagi, Fukuoka prefecture.Yayoi period, 2nd century b.c.e.

The Birth of Japan

Swords, halberd, spear, mirror, tubular beads and magatama jewel, from Yoshitake Takagi, Fukuoka prefecture.Yayoi period, 2nd century b.c.e. Bronze and steatite; length (swords only) 13 ‘/ in. and I I % in. (33.4 cm and 30.2 cm). Fukuoka City Museum, Fukuoka, Agency for Cultural Affairs.