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In time these blood relationships were turned into something more impersonal, resembling more closely the link between a ruler and his officials. The wealth of the "imperial" family was also an important factor in the rise of the Yamato Court, drawn as it was from various parts of the country where "imperial" be of all kinds were situated. Especially important were composed of skilled foreign immigrants. These foreign artisans seem to have been sent as tribute by Korean 32 PART I • ARCHAIC JAPAN rulers, and the very fact that kings across the sea recognized the claims of the Yamato dynasty bolstered its authority within the country.

They are made of clay, wood, and lacquer. 6 meters high, with eight arms holding a lotus, a staff, and rope. CULTURE IN THE NARA PERIOD 55 It is crowned by a superb jeweled headpiece, with a solid silver image of Buddha set in the front. A third eye, a large black pearl, is set in the forehead. For all its strangeness, it stands for a fine ideal: the limitless benevolence of the Lord of Mercy dangling the cord of salvation to draw men to the shore of enlightenment. On each side of the central image stands a simple pair of attendants worked in clay.

In all, perhaps twenty thousand of these burial mounds survive throughout Japan, with a greater number in more advanced areas, that is, areas in close touch with the Yamato Court. The tombs of the Yamato rulers show by their size that their builders were able to command the greatest supply of labor in the country, but outlying rulers of local areas could also construct sizable graves. In the area called Kibi, west from Yamato along the Inland Sea, 140 huge "keyhole" tombs oflocal chieftains have been found.

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