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Mounded Tombs of Ancient Japan added to World Heritage list

Mounded Tombs of Ancient Japan added to World Heritage list

Two tumulus clusters in western Japan that represent an outstanding type of ancient East Asian burial mound construction and the hierarchy of society at the time have been added to the World Heritage list. Located on a plateau above the Osaka Plain, the site, called Mozu-Furuichi tumulus clusters, includes 49 kofun (old mounds in Japanese) […]

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