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Bit scary but do you want to see? Mystical objects best 12

Objects with mysterious power such as Lucky omen, Amulet, Curse etc, which are exhibited at "MYSTICAL ASIA at the Tokyo National Museum". Some objects have negative meanings, but all have wishes of people. Which objects do you want to see?

 

LIst of entries

1.  Mummy of Pasherienptah, Excavated at Thebes, Egypt, 22nd dynasty, ca. 945–730 BC (Gift of Egyptian Department of Antiquities) (Toyokan Room3, On exhibit to October 22, 2017)
2.  Standing Statue of Bes, Late period, ca. 664–332 BC (Toyokan Room3, On exhibit to October 15, 2017)
3.  Jivajiva (Legendary bird), Yotkan, ChinaOtani collection, 5th century (Toyokan Room3, On exhibit to October 15, 2017)
4.  "Eye Idol", Excavated at Tell Brak, Syria, Late Chalcolithic period, ca. 3800–3600 BC (Gift of Dr. Furusawa Shizuko) (Toyokan Room3, On exhibit to October 15, 2017)
5.  Clothing Iron, China, Eastern Han dynasty, 1st–3rd century (Toyokan Room5, On exhibit to February 4, 2018)
6.  Tomb Guardian, Three-color glaze, China, Tang dynasty, 7th–8th century (Gift of Dr. Yokogawa Tamisuke) (Toyokan Room5, On exhibit to February 4, 2018)
7.  Four Immortals: Hanshan and Shide, Xiama and Tieguai, Attributed to Liu Jun, China, Ming dynasty, 16th century (Toyokan Room8, On exhibit to October 15, 2017)
8.  Bronze Ornamental Fitting, With animals, Attributed provenance: Gyeongju, Korea, Early Iron Age-Proto Three Kingdoms period, 3rd–1st century BC (Important Art Object, Gift of the Ogura Foundation) (Toyokan Room10, On exhibit to October 15, 2017)
9.  Standing Vajrabhairava with Consort, China, Qing dynasty, 17th–18th century (Gift of Ms. Azuma Fusako) (Toyokan Room12, On exhibit to October 15, 2017)
10.  Coin Sword, China, Qing dynasty, 19th century (Gift of the Hokkaido Administration Office) (Toyokan Room13, On exhibit to October 15, 2017)
11.  Mask, 19th–20th century (Gift of Dr. Neil Gordon Munro) (Toyokan Room13, On exhibit to October 15, 2017)
12.  Doll for Casting Curses, Discovered at Ueno Park, Tokyo, Meiji era, dated 1877 (Toyokan Room13, On exhibit to October 15, 2017)

 

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1. Life after Death
 1. Life after Death
2. Protection people from illness
 2. Protection people from illness
3. Two Faces, One Bird
 3. Two Faces, One Bird
4. Protection from the Evil Eye
 4. Protection from the Evil Eye

 

5. Not a Normal Clothing Iron
 5. Not a Normal Clothing Iron
6. None Shall Pass!
 6. None Shall Pass!
7. Free Your Soul
 7. Free Your Soul
8. Wishes for a Good Hunt
 8. Wishes for a Good Hunt

 

9. Where Buddhist Gods Come From
 9. Where Buddhist Gods Come From
10. When It Won't Stay Dead
 10. When It Won't Stay Dead
11. The Soul in the Skull
 11. The Soul in the Skull
12. The Curse !
 12. The Curse !

 

 

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