Matcha Bowl, Found on the premises of Tokyo National Museum, Tokyo, Edo period, 17th–19th century
Heiseikan Japanese Archaeology Gallery
September 21, 2022 (Wed) - March 12, 2023 (Sun)
The Ueno area, where Tokyo National Museum and Kan’eiji Temple stands today, began to thrive after Kan’eiji Temple became the ocial family temple of the shogun during the Edo period (1603–1868). Temple halls and monks’ quarters were built, and the surrounding town ourished. This section of the gallery presents objects from the Edo period that were unearthed from the Museum grounds and their surroundings, including Ueno Park.
|Highlight||Single-Pronged "Vajra"||Found in Ueno Park, Tokyo||Edo period, 17th–19th century||E-14580|
|Highlight||Metal Plate||Found on the premises of Tokyo National Museum, Tokyo||Edo period, 17th–19th century||E-17886|
|Highlight||Smoking Pipe Bowl||Found near Kankantei Tea House in Ueno Park, Tokyo||Edo period, 18th–19th century||E-17385|
|Highlight||Matcha Bowl||Found on the premises of Tokyo National Museum, Tokyo||Edo period, 17th–19th century||G-3284|