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Kanjō-ban (Banner for Kanjō ceremony)

"Kanjō-ban (Banner for Kanjō ceremony)"

The Gallery of Horyuji Treasures Room 1  April 13, 2021 (Tue) - April 17, 2022 (Sun)

  
Kanjoban, banner with canopy for Kanjo Ceremony (detail), Asuka period, 7th century (National Treasure)

The Kanjō-ban (gilt bronze banner for the Kanjō ceremony) is one of the most outstanding items of the Hōryūji Treasures. It is believed to be the item listed as "one gilded Kanjō ceremony article" in the History of the Buildings of Hōryūji and the Inventory of the Temple's Properties compiled in 747. The original is displayed here together with another metal banner, the "Small Gilt Bronze Ban".

Major Work(s) on Exhibit 2 results
Designation Name Amount Creation Excavation Period Acquisition Ownership Comment
_MD_RECOMMEND National Treasure Kanjoban, banner with canopy for Kanjo Ceremony Asuka period, 7th century N-58 On exhibit through June 27, On exhibit from September 14
Important Cultural Property Two Small Ban, Ritual Banners Asuka period, 7th century N-60
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