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The Yamato Kingdom and the Production of Symbols of Authority

Major Work(s) on Exhibit 6 results
Designation Name Amount Creation Excavation Period Acquisition Ownership Comment
Highlight Mirror with Mythical Creatures ("Tuolong") Found at Shin'yama Tumulus, Nara Kofun period, 4th century Lent by the Imperial Household Agency
Mirror, Mythical beast design Excavated from Yanai Chausuyama Tumulus, Oaza Yanai Mizuguchi, Yanai-shi, Yamaguchi Kofun period, 4th century J-180
Highlight National Treasure 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 J-39135
Hoe-shaped Stone Bracelet Excavated at Kazuwa Taishozuka Tumulus, Kurayoshi-shi, Tottori Kofun period, 4th century Gift of Mr. Yamamoto Tomizo and 3 others , J-9882
Bronze Objects in the Shape of Chasing Commas ("Tomoe") Found at Akazuma Tumulus, Yamaguchi Kofun period, 5th century J-2280
Highlight Important Cultural Property Mirror with Hunting Scenes Reportedly found in Takasaki City, Gunma Kofun period, 4th–5th century J-7279