Category archives for Sekiban

The Okinawan Sekiban (石版)

Updated on August 19, 2017 In 1933, the 8th year of the Showa era, Dr. Yamasaki Seidou, of Kumamoto Medical College, and Shimabukuro Gen-ichiro found the first stone tablet while visiting the grave site of a friend. Although the circumstances of subsequent discoveries are unclear, 11 more “ancient stone tablets” (korai no sekiban) were found in […]