Pictures from Japan: better late than never

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It really exists

I forgot the Japanese name but it’s a symbol of an ancient Japanese clan. I found this on a stone near Himeji Castle. It has symbols carved into rocks to indicate which clans helped build the castle.

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2 Responses to IMG_0745

  1. thejesus says:

    It looks like sperm.

  2. Godfoster says:

    I believe it is called a tomoe. It is used a lot for symbolism in various things such as anime, manga, movies, and martial arts.

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