NHK Science News Watch: The oldest ever found lacquer tree in Japan

Japan’s oldest lacquer tree wood

Science Watcher Dr. Eiji Mizushima focuses on the news of a lacquer tree discovered in a shellmound in Fukui Prefecture. It has been dated as the oldest ever found in Japan, 12,000 years old.

One response to “NHK Science News Watch: The oldest ever found lacquer tree in Japan

  1. Wow! Amazing that this tree survived the centuries like this!

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