Wednesday, January 18, 2012

Special Exhibition “Excavation of Japan 2011”

A deer drawn on earthenware
from the Isshiki Aokai archaeological site
in Inazawa City, Aichi Prefecture.
   About 7,000 investigative excavations are carried out nationwide every year. Approximately 520 artifacts from the Old Stone Age to the modern era, taken from 21 noted ruin locations between Tohoku and Kyushu will be displayed.

   There will be an introduction about the investigative excavation and the preservation and maintenance project done in “Heijokyu Toin Garden,” designated one of the Special Places of Scenic Beauty in 2010.

   “Earthquake and Archaeology in Tosa” will be held as a Regional Exhibition at Kochi Prefectural Museum of History in Nankoku City. A sand crater site caused by the Meio Nankai Earthquake and relics discovered at the Azono archaeological site in Shimanto City will be also exhibited.

Duration: 2 Jan (Mon) ~ 14 Feb (Tue) 2012
Time: 9am ~ 5pm (Last entry: 4:30pm)
Location: Kochi Prefectural Museum of History 3F, 1099-1 Yahata Oko-cho, Nankoku City
Entry: 500 yen (400 for groups of 20 or more, free for high school students and under)
More info: 088-862-2211
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