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November 23, 2005 (Wed)The Gallery of Horyuji Treasures

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The building was designed by Yoshio Taniguchi and has been furnished with the latest in conservation technology. The reference room on the 2nd floor mezzanine has the "digital archive" which allows visitors to view the entire collection of Horyuji Treasures on computer with explanations provided in Japanese, Chinese, Korean, English, and French. A restaurant is located on the ground floor.
* The Horyuji Treasures consist of over 300 valuable objects, mainly from the 7th - 8th century, which were donated to the Imperial Household by Horyuji Temple in 1878.

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Restaurant


 


1st floor: Kanjo-ban (Banner for the Kanjo Ceremony) , Gilt Bronze Buddhist Statues, Halos, Repousse Buddhist Images, Gigaku Masks

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Kanjo-ban (Banner for the Kanjo Ceremony)
Room 1  January 2, 2005 (Sun) - December 25, 2005 (Sun)

Exhibiting:
Kanjo-ban (Banner for the Kanjo Ceremony), Asuka period, 7th century (National Treasure)
Small Ban (Ritual Banners), Asuka period, 7th century (Important Cultural Property)

 Image of "Gilt Bronze Buddhist Statues, Halos, Repousse Buddhist Images" 
Gilt Bronze Buddhist Statues, Halos, Repousse Buddhist Images
Room 2  January 2, 2005 (Sun) - December 25, 2005 (Sun)

Including:
Seated Bosatsu (Bodhisattva) with One Leg Pendant, Asuka period, dated 606 or 666 (Important Cultural Property)
Lady Maya and Three Heavenly Beings, Asuka period, 7th century (Important Cultural Property)

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Gigaku Mask
Room 3  November 1, 2005 (Tue) - November 27, 2005 (Sun)

Including:
Goo, painted camphor wood, Asuka period, 7th century (Important Cultural Property)
Gojo, Painted paulownia wood, Asuka - Nara period, 8th century (Important Cultural Property)

2nd floor: Wooden and Lacquer wares , Metalwork, Painting, Calligraphy, Textiles

 Image of "National Treasure Bamboo Cabinet and Ancient Wooden works" 
Thematic Exhibition  National Treasure Bamboo Cabinet and Ancient Wooden works
Room 4  November 1, 2005 (Tue) - December 25, 2005 (Sun)

Including:
Bamboo Cabinet, Nara period, 8th century (National Treasure)
Sutra Box with marquetry decoration, Nara period, 8th century (National Treasure)

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Metalwork
Room 5  January 2, 2005 (Sun) - December 25, 2005 (Sun)

Including:
Water Holder, Nara period or Tang dynasty, 8th century (National Treasure)
Mirror with design of Sea and Islands, Tang dynasty or Nara period, 8th century (National Treasure)

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