Special Feature : Goddess of the Jomon Period:A National Treasure Dogu Figurine

"Special Feature : Goddess of the Jomon Period:A National Treasure Dogu Figurine"

Honkan Room T4  March 23, 2016 (Wed) - April 17, 2016 (Sun)

  
Dogu Figurine, Known as the "Jomon Godess", Lent by Yamagata Prefecture (Housed at Yamagata Prefectural Museum, National Treasure)

This national treasure dogu figurine is called the Goddess of the Jomon Period because of its elegant yet powerful form. It is also the largest standing dogu figurine yet to be discovered.
Moreover, the Goddess of the Jomon Period will be displayed in a “next-generation museum display case with OLED (organic light-emitting diode) lighting.” This case, which was developed through cooperation among firms in Yamagata Prefecture and incorporates the latest technology, allows visitors to fully enjoy the beautiful form of this dogu figurine.

List of Exhibits 2results
Designation Name Amount Creation Excavation Period Acquisition Ownership Comment
_MD_RECOMMEND National Treasure Dogu Figurine, Known as the“Jomon Godess” 1 Excavated from Nishinomae site in Funagata-machi, Yamagata Middle Jomon Period,3000-2000 BC Yamagata Prefecture(Housed at Yamagata Prefectural Museum)
_MD_RECOMMEND National Treasure Dogu Fragments 41 Excavated from Nishinomae site in Funagata-machi, Yamagata Middle Jomon Period,3000-2000 BC Yamagata Prefecture(Housed at Yamagata Prefectural Museum)