A journey to view the potteries and obsidian mines of the Jomon people, who lived many thousands of years ago.
The Central Highlands over Yamanashi and Nagano are located in the center of the Japanese Archipelago. Many obsidian mines were operated there during the Jomon period.
The Jomon people were fascinated with the bright obsidian flakes mined from under the ground. Besides, a variety of pottery types and dogu clay figurines have been excavated from the area. Visitors will definitely be able to develop a feeling of closeness to the Jomon people
This video presents the story of the "Jomon world at the starry Central Highlands of Japan", which has been designated as Japan Heritage.