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Excavation Report

Present state of excavation survey

Mirrors excavated at the Sato Site
・Two mirrors of the age of the Fujiwara Family's reign in the 12th century have been excavated at the Sato Site which lies on the east side of the Kitakami river in Hiraizumi.
They are very rare ,the 9th and 10th mirrors excavated in Hiraizumi town.

The Yanagino-gosho Site

Present state of the maintenance of the remains of the Yanagino-gosho Site

Remains of a well(of the 12th century)                        Remains seemed to have been used for a toilet of today
                                                  (12th century ,with "Chugi"-used for toilet paper of today)

A bowl with a mouth on one side excavated in the remains of a well (as shown above in the picture)-made in Atsumi(in the early 12th)

Event Guide


 Iwate Prefectual Museum
 Ichinoseki City Museum / Hiraizumi Town, Historical Library / Shiwa Board of Education / Chusonji Temple / Motsuji Temple  / Tokyo National Museum / The National Museum of Ethnology / National Museum of Japanese History / Histographical Institiute the University of Tokyo / National Archives of Japan / Tohoku Historical Museum / Kamakura City / Aitchi Prefectural Ceramic Museum / Nikko - a World Heritage  / Iwate Archaeological Soceity / Ichinoseki Regional Promotion Bureau


 Please send us your opinion

     Iwate Board of Education   020-8570  10-1 Uchimaru Morioka Iwate, Japan    phone:019-629-6182
       Yanaginogosho Site Office 029-4102  17-2 Izumiya Hiraizumi Iwate, Japan     phone:0191-46-2820