Candy-wrap (keyhole shape with one more handle) Shape Barrows (双方中円墳)

Candy-wrap shape barrow refers to one of the form of tumulus.


They have square juts on both sides of a round hill and were seen relatively during the early Kofun period (tumulus period).

Representative tumulus

Tatetsuki-kofun Tumulus
Kushiyama-kofun Tumulus
Nekozuka-kofun Tumulus (Iwase Oyama-kofun Tumulus Cluster)
Takamatsu City, Kagawa Prefecture

[Original Japanese]