We will focus here on the assembly of a Kasuga 春日 灯 篭 lantern, native of Shinto shrine of the same name, which is located in Nara. Japanese lanterns are composed of several parts which are simply placed one upon the other, without mortar, or glue. And as they are mostly granite, each party is very heavy.
This, located in a garden near Tokyo, had largely fallen on the ground during the earthquake of Spring 2011.
To re-assemble as to the origin and given the weight, it is necessary to …
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