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Lost Art: the mysterious allure of Japan’s Three Sacred Treasures

Does the imperial collection really include a mirror of wisdom, a sword of valour, and a jewel of benevolence gifted from the gods?

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Lost art: on the trail of vanished cities of legend

Noah Charney explains how mythological clues can lead us to real findings

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