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Artifacts of Shakado site

Cultural Heritage/Japan Heritage
The massive findings from Shakado site weigh over 30 tons and include 1,116 pieces of clay figurines (dogu). Most of the 1,116 clay figurines have been intentionally broken. In terms of quality and quantity of clay figurines, this site is by far the most prolific in all of Japan. The 5,599 items of the Middle Jomon Period (c. 3,500?2,500 BC) were designated National Important Cultural Properties in 1988.
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Fuefuki City Yamanashi
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Cultural Heritage/Japan Heritage
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