continuing from the last post - Kofun Period in Japan
let us travel to old Japan - some 1700-1400 years ago of the Kofun period.
the very beginning of the Japanese civilization and the equestrian elements of their culture - horses, armor, and swords and warrior elite (early samurai) under the celestial emperors.
Haniwa calry figure warriors in armor
what is a warrior without a warrior-bard with some music singing songs and poems about glory and prowess
all images are from Wiki Commons galleries