Kanji: 阜. Radical: 阜. Number of strokes: 8. Meaning: “ mound”. Pronunciation: (フ) (fu) - (new list: 2010).

Kofun

Kofun

Kofun 古墳 “ancient grave”
Megalithic tombs in Japan
From 3rd to 7th century CE
Many of them have distinctive keyhole-shaped mounds

Mozu Tombs 百舌鳥古墳群
UNESCO World Heritage Site
a group of megalithic tombs in Sakai
Among which Daisenryo Kofun大仙陵古墳,
The largest kofun in Japan

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