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Incense burner–shaped pottery

Cultural Heritage/Japan Heritage
Incense burner–shaped pottery with human-face design

This incense burner–shaped pottery with a human-face design was excavated from the Oomiyama site. It is an outstanding piece of work, allowing us to appreciate the beauty of form reminiscent of a human face and glimpse the mystique surrounding celebrations of mountain blessings. This item has been designated a Nagano Prefectural Treasure.
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Minamisaku-gun Kawakami Nagano
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Cultural Heritage/Japan Heritage
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