”KYOTO–Rulers of ancient Japan may have used a “magic mirror” to conjure up images of mountain wizards and divine beasts for sun-worshipping rituals.

The Kyoto National Museum said Jan. 29 patterns engraved on the back of a type of bronze mirror associated with ancient queen Himiko are projected on a wall when sunlight reflects off the front.”

http://ajw.asahi.com/article/cool_japan/AJ201401300067

http://www.ancient-origins.net/news-history-archaeology/magic-mirror-shaman-queen-used-ancient-japanese-rituals-001291

Shaman Queen Himoko:
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Himiko

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