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1500 human bones excavated from the center of Osaka, Japan, or died of the same wave of plague

More than 1500 human bones have been unearthed from the “Meitian tomb” in the Shibei District of Osaka, Japan, according to officials. They may have died of the plague in the same period, from the end of Edo to the early Meiji period, and the specific location is in the commercial area north of JR Osaka Station, the city said on the 13th. According to the daily news of Japan on the 13th, this is the first time that such a large number of human bones have been unearthed at the same time in Osaka. Most of them were buried in wooden coffins or urn coffins, and some were cremated. Anthropologist professor Anbu Ganzi said that nearly 30% of the dead had pathological changes in their hands and feet, possibly suffering from syphilis and bone tumors. A person in charge of the scene said that the terrain of the cemetery was lower than the surrounding area. Most of the dead were young people in their 30s, and many children may have died of the plague at the same time. According to the report, a large number of funerary objects, including copper coins, jade bracelets, pipes, earthen dolls and gold pieces, were unearthed from the “Meitian tomb”, mostly from the late Edo period to the early Meiji period. As one of the “seven tombs in Osaka”, the cemetery has appeared in many works of jingliuli, a traditional Japanese rap art. According to Professor Anbu, such a large-scale tomb can only be found near the city. By analyzing the human bones and burial objects unearthed, and comparing with the historical data of the corresponding period, we hope to reproduce the style and features of Osaka at that time. President of Belarus talks about Putin: like my brother, he is not an elder who gives orders

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