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Mt Sumeru stone and Sekijinzō stone,Excavated in Asuka Aza Ishigami, Takaichi County, Nara Prefecture, Stone construction  Asuka period/6-7th century  Tokyo National Museum. The Shumisen (a great mountain that, according to ancient Indian cosmology, stands at the center of the world) and sekijin (literally stone man) were excavated from the Ishigami Ruins in Asuka in 1902 and 1903.

Mt Sumeru stone and Sekijinzō stone,Excavated in Asuka Aza Ishigami, Takaichi County, Nara Prefecture, Stone construction Asuka period/6-7th century Tokyo National Museum. The Shumisen (a great mountain that, according to ancient Indian cosmology, stands at the center of the world) and sekijin (literally stone man) were excavated from the Ishigami Ruins in Asuka in 1902 and 1903.

Deer Haniwa, excavated from Hiradokoro ruins Kofun period, Shimane Prefectural Board of Education http://heritageofjapan.wordpress.com/2012/08/06/kansai-the-grand-izumo-exhibition-kyoto-national-museum/

Deer Haniwa, excavated from Hiradokoro ruins Kofun period, Shimane Prefectural Board of Education http://heritageofjapan.wordpress.com/2012/08/06/kansai-the-grand-izumo-exhibition-kyoto-national-museum/

Portrait said to be of Minamoto no Yoritomo, Wood, colored, Kamakura period/13-14th century  Tokyo National Museum. This seems to be an image of Minamoto Yoritomo, which was possessed by Tsurugaoka Hachimangu in Kamakura. It wears an eboshi (a type of headgear worn by court nobles) and hunting clothes and sits cross-legged. Tsurugaoka Hachimangu, he talked to the image of Yoritomo while patting it on its shoulder.

Portrait said to be of Minamoto no Yoritomo, Wood, colored, Kamakura period/13-14th century Tokyo National Museum. This seems to be an image of Minamoto Yoritomo, which was possessed by Tsurugaoka Hachimangu in Kamakura. It wears an eboshi (a type of headgear worn by court nobles) and hunting clothes and sits cross-legged. Tsurugaoka Hachimangu, he talked to the image of Yoritomo while patting it on its shoulder.

Hoke Gisho) Prince Shōtoku's commentaries to the Lotus Sutra in semi-cursive script--Asuka period, early 7th century C.E., currently in Tokyo Imperial Household collection.

Hoke Gisho) Prince Shōtoku's commentaries to the Lotus Sutra in semi-cursive script--Asuka period, early 7th century C.E., currently in Tokyo Imperial Household collection.

Closeup from Kongōkai (Diamond World) Mandala Image in center is Dainichi Nyorai Kyōgoku, Heian Period, 9th Century AD

Closeup from Kongōkai (Diamond World) Mandala Image in center is Dainichi Nyorai Kyōgoku, Heian Period, 9th Century AD

Jizo Bosatsu standing statue (Kamakura period 1185-1333), property of Tokyo National Museum, Japan 地蔵菩薩立像

Jizo Bosatsu standing statue (Kamakura period 1185-1333), property of Tokyo National Museum, Japan 地蔵菩薩立像

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