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Ishi no Hoden a Mystery Object 1
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This is a mysterious boulder called "Ishi no Hoden".

Size: Width 6.45m, Height 5.7m, Depth 5.45m
Literally translated, "ishi" means "rock", "no" means "of", "hoden" means "heirloom".

The rock is box-shaped, has an outshoot on the back, and has a pond under it. In short, this object looks like an old CRT-based television floating on a pond.

You are seeing the front side of the rock.

Nothing about this object is clear. That is why they built a shrine to worship this huge cube.

Ishi no Hoden first appeared in the literature in 8th century. Even the people in that age did not know who made this huge cube for what purpose.

A research team investigated the rock with ultrasound devices and measured the object with laser scanners only to find nothing.

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Copyright: Kengo shimizu
Type: Spherical
Resolution: 10000x5000
Uploaded: 13/01/2013
Updated: 25/04/2014
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