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October 3, 2010 (Sun)Hyokeikan

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Built in honor of the wedding of the Taisho crown prince, the name of this building means “to express congratulations.” It has been designated an Important Cultural Property as a representative example of Western style architecture of the late Meiji period (early 20th century).

 

 

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1st floor

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Archaeology and Sculpture of China
Room 1  August 3, 2010 (Tue) - January 30, 2011 (Sun)

Current exhibit includes:
Bu Jar, Taotie design, China, Shang dynasty, 13th - 11th century BC (Gift of Mrs. Sakamoto Kiku)
Zun Jar, Taotie design and three Animal Heads, China, Shang dynasty, 13th - 11th century BC (Gift of Mrs. Sakamoto Kiku)
Money Tree, Attributed provenance: Sichuan province, China, Eastern Han dynasty, 1st - 2nd century
Bronze Mirror, With lions and grapes, China, Tang dynasty, 7th - 8th century
Dog, China, Eastern Han dynasty, 2nd - 3rd century (Gift of Mr. Takeyoshi Michikazu)
Buddhist Triad, From Baoqingsi Temple, Xi'an, Shanxi Province, China , Tang dynasty, 8th century (Important Cultural Property)

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Chinese Ceramics
Room 2  July 27, 2010 (Tue) - January 30, 2011 (Sun)

Current exhibit includes:
Woman, Three-color glaze, Tang dynasty, 8th century, China (Gift of Mr. Suzuki Eiichi)
Foliate Bowl, Bluish opaque glaze, Jun ware, Northern Song - Jin dynasty, 12th - 13th century, China (Gift of Mrs. Nakaji Toshiko)
Jar, Dragon and wave in underglaze blue, Jingdezhen ware, Yuan dynasty, 14th century, China
Rectangular Box, Figures in overglaze enamel, Jingdezhen ware, Ming dynasty, Wanli era, China (Gift of Mrs. Yokogawa Shizue)
Dish, Daoist immortal ladies in overglaze enamel, Jingdezhen ware, Qing dynasty, Kangxi era, China (Gift of Dr. Yokogawa Tamisuke)

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Arts and Antiquities of Egypt and West Asia
Room 7  August 3, 2010 (Tue) - July 31, 2011 (Sun)

Current exhibit includes:
Oxyrynchus, Late period, c. 664 - 332 B.C.
Heracles, Hatra, Iraq, Parthian period, 1st - 2nd century (Gift of Iraqi Government)
Tomb Relief of Iny, Saqqara, Egypt, Sixth dynasty, 23rd century B.C.
Dish with Humped Bull design, Iran, Parthian period, 1st century B.C.
Necklace, Iran, Achaemenid period, 6th - 4th century, B.C.

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