Jōmon period
The Jōmon period (縄文時代, Jōmon jidai) is the time in Prehistoric Japan from about 12,000 BC and in some cases cited as early as 14,500 BC to about 300 BC, when Japan was inhabited by a hunter-g...
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The ancient Jomon of Japan: History and Pictures
The Jomon culture, which encompasses a great expanse of time, constitutes Japan's Neolithic period. Its name is derived from the "cord markings" that characterize the ceramics made during this time. T...
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Jaapani varajasse Jomoni perioodi 5000-2500 eKr. dateeritud huvitavad savifiguurid ja keraamika. Seostatakse ka tulnukate portreteerimisega...
Japanese Prehistoric Art
Japanese prehistoric art is a wide-ranging category, spanning the Jōmon (c. 10,000 BCE - 350 BCE) and Yayoi periods (c. 350 BCE-250 CE), and the entire Japanese archipelago, including Hokkaidō in the ...
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Dogū
Dogū (土偶)(meaning "clay figures") are small humanoid and animal figurines made during the late Jōmon period (14,000–400 BC) of prehistoric Japan. Dogū come exclusively from the Jōmon period. By th...
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Emperor Kōshō
Emperor Kōshō (孝昭天皇,, Kōshō-tennō); also known as Mimatsuhikokaeshine no Mikoto; was the fifth emperor of Japan, according to the traditional order of succession.No firm dates can be assigned ...
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Holocene calendar
The Holocene calendar, also known as the Holocene Era (HE) or Human era, is a year numbering system that adds exactly 10,000 years to the currently world-dominant Anno Domini (AD) or Common Era (CE) s...
Magatama
Magatama (勾玉), less frequently (曲玉), are curved, comma-shaped beads that appeared in prehistoric Japan from the Final Jōmon period through the Kofun period, approximately ca. 1,000 BC to the 6th c...
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Emperor Jimmu
Emperor Jimmu (神武天皇, Jinmu-tennō) was the first emperor of Japan, according to legend. His accession is traditionally dated as 660 BCE. He was seen as a descendant of the sun goddess Amaterasu...
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Emperor Suizei
Emperor Suizei (綏靖天皇, Suizei-tennō), sometimes romanized as Suisei and known as Kamu-nuna-kaha-mimi no mikoto; was the second Emperor of Japan, according to the traditional order of successio...
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Jōmon Sugi
130°31′55.81″E / 30.3613222°N 130.5321694°E / 30.3613222; 130.5321694Jōmon Sugi (縄文杉) is a large cryptomeria tree (yakusugi) located on Yakushima, a UNESCO World Heritage ...
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Sannai-Maruyama site
Sannai-Maruyama site (三内丸山遺跡) is a Jōmon period archaeological site in Aomori, Aomori Prefecture, Japan. The site was discovered in 1992, when Aomori Prefecture started surveying a site for a planned ...
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Shijimizuka site
The Shijimizuka site (蜆塚遺跡, Shijimizuka iseki) is a late Jōmon archaeological site in Naka-ku, Hamamatsu, Shizuoka Prefecture, Japan., inhabited from approximately 2000 BC – 1000 BC. The exist...
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Emperor Itoku
Emperor Itoku (懿徳天皇, Itoku-tennō); also known as Ooyamatohikosukitomo no Mikoto; was the fourth emperor of Japan according to the traditional order of succession.No firm dates can be assigned ...
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Koshintō
Koshintō (古神道, Ko-Shintō) refers to the original animism of Jōmon period Japan which is a basis of modern Shinto practices. The search for traces of Koshintō began with Restoration Shinto in t...
Great sugi of Kayano
The great sugi of Kayano (栢野大杉, Kayano Ōsugi) is a Cryptomeria (Sugi) tree at Yamanaka Onsen in Kaga, Ishikawa Prefecture, Japan. One of the four trees believed to be sacred in the precincts o...
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Emperor Annei
Emperor Annei (安寧天皇, Annei-tennō); also known as shikitsuhikotamatemi no Mikoto; was the third emperor of Japan, according to the traditional order of succession.No firm dates can be assigned ...
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Uenohara site
The Uenohara site (上野原遺跡, Uenohara iseki) is a Jōmon archaeological site in Kirishima, Kagoshima Prefecture, Japan. Pit dwellings were discovered during construction work in 1997. The numerous...
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Satohama shell mound
The Satohama shell mound (里浜貝塚) is a late Jōmon shell mound in Higashimatsushima, Miyagi Prefecture, Japan. There were 293 items of bone, 91 of shell, 168 of stone, and 38 of earthenware found dur...
Jōmon Pottery
The Jōmon Pottery (縄文式土器, Jōmon-shiki Doki) is a type of ancient pottery which was made during the Jōmon period in Japan. The term "Jōmon" (縄文) means "rope-patterned" in Japanese, describing t...
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