50 Years Since the Haniwa Exhibition
February 28, 2023 (Tue) - April 9, 2023 (Sun)
Heiseikan Thematic Exhibition Room
The special exhibition Haniwa was held at the Tokyo National Museum (TNM) in 1973. This thematic exhibition presents a broad overview of the research, conservation and restoration work carried out at TNM in the 50 years since Haniwa. It does so mainly through haniwa tomb sculptures exhibited at the 1973 exhibition.
Major Works in this Exhibition
Tomb Sculpture (Haniwa): Warrior in Tankō Armor, Found in Kumagaya City, Saitama, Kofun period, 6th century (Important Cultural Property)
Tomb Sculpture (Haniwa): Man Carrying a Hoe, Found at the Akaborimura Tumulus No. 104, Gunma, Kofun period, 6th century
Tomb Sculpture (Haniwa): Boar, Found at the Gōshi Tenjin'yama Tumulus, Gunma, Kofun period, 6th century (Important Cultural Property)