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Researchers fired up after finding kiln for ancient Japanese temple

A kiln apparently used to bake tiles for the roof of Toshodaiji temple, a UNESCO World Heritage Site here, offers new hints into the craftsmanship that went into creating the magnificent structures more than 1,000 years ago.

Remains of a tile kiln unearthed from the grounds of Toshodaiji temple in Nara
[Credit: Kazushige Kobayashi]The Archaeological Institute of Kashihara, Nara Prefecture, said the kiln was likely used for the roof…

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