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Dogu excavated from the Sakaue site

Cultural Heritage/Japan Heritage
Dogu (clay figurines) excavated from the Sakaue site

Along with the National Treasures Jomon no Venus (Venus of Jomon) and Kamen no Megami (Masked Goddess), this dogu (clay figurine) is a classic example of pottery from the foot of Mt. Yatsugatake. It is the archetype of the dogu that spread throughout central Japan. This dogu is a nationally designated Important Cultural Property.
Suwa-gun Fujimi-machi Nagano
Cultural Heritage/Japan Heritage