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October 3, 2010 (Sun)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.

Floor Map
Restaurant


 


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

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Gilt Bronze Buddhist Statues, Halos, Repousse Buddhist Images
Room 2  April 13, 2010 (Tue) - April 24, 2011 (Sun)

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

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

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Wooden and Lacquer Works Arms and armor
Room 4  September 22, 2010 (Wed) - November 21, 2010 (Sun)

Including:
Bow, Nara period, 8th century (Important Cultural Property)
Arrow with Kabura (Sound-making Device), Nara period, 8th century (Important Cultural Property)
Quiver with painted decoration, Nara period, 8th century (Important Cultural Property)

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Metalwork
Room 5  April 13, 2010 (Tue) - April 24, 2011 (Sun)

Exhibit includes:
Dragon-head Pitcher, Asuka period, 7th century (National Treasure)
Mirror with design of Sea and Islands, Tang dynasty or Nara period, 8th century (National Treasure)

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Painting Buddhist Painting
Room 6  September 22, 2010 (Wed) - October 24, 2010 (Sun)

Exhibit includes:
Prince Shotoku and Five Attendants, Kamakura period, 13th - 14th century
Sixteen Lokapalas of Sakyamuni, Kamakura period, 14th century
Thousand-armed Kannon (Avalokitesvara) and Twenty-eight Followers, Kamakura - Nanbokucho period, 14th century

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Textiles Canopy
Room 6  September 22, 2010 (Wed) - October 24, 2010 (Sun)

Including:
Silk Canopy, Nara period, 8th century (Important Cultural Property)
Canopy Fragment, Asuka - Nara period, 7th - 8th century

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