Inuyasha - Project IY14Inuyasha - Project IY1410 years ago in General Fiction More Like This
Mt. Fujiama, Japan
"Hey, Miyako! Take a look at this!" Daisuke called from the recently unearthed temple in the side of Mt. Fuji.
"What is it?" Miyako quickly jogged over to where Daisuke was carefully lifting out a sheathed sword. The rest of the excavators on the project all gathered around to look.
"I found it in the flooring under the statue. It's in marvelous condition." Daisuke delicately looked over the sheath. "If this site hadn't been buried under fifty feet of tephra and hadn't been carbon dated to more than a thousand years ago, I would have wagered this sword was only fifty at the most."
"It could have been put there long after the temple was built," Misaki, one of the other excavators, pointed out.
"Grow a brain, Misaki, the eruption that buried this temple was in 1701, so at the absolute minimum the sword is 743 years old," Miyako snapped her ears flattening against the sides of her head.
"Well, let's get this sheath off to the lab so we know for cert