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The Yamato Kingdom and the Production of Symbols of Authority

"The Yamato Kingdom and the Production of Symbols of Authority"

Heiseikan Japanese Archaeology Gallery  December 5, 2017 (Tue) - May 13, 2018 (Sun)

  
Iron Sword with Floral Ring Pommel, With inscription in gold inlay, Excavated at Todaijiyama Tumulus, Tenri-shi, Nara, Kofun period, 4th century; sword blade: created in China, 2nd century (National Treasure)

Including:
Mirror, Alternated geometric pattern with beast design, Excavated from Samita takarazuka Tumulus, Kawai-cho, Nara, Kofun period, 4th–5th century (Important Cultural Property)
Four-legged Vessel, Jasper, Excavated at Oyagatani Tumulus, Tarui-cho, Gifu, Kofun period, 4th–5th century
Iron Sword with Floral Ring Pommel, With inscription in gold inlay, Excavated at Todaijiyama Tumulus, Tenri-shi, Nara, Kofun period, 4th century; sword blade: created in China, 2nd century (National Treasure)
House-shaped Ring Pommel, Excavated at Todaijiyama Tumulus, Tenri-shi, Nara, Kofun period, 4th century (National Treasure)
Ceremonial Object in Shape of Staff, Precious stone, Provenance unknown, Kofun period, 4th century