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Bronze bell No. 31 from the Kamo-Iwakura site

Unkownaround 1st century

Shimane Museum of Ancient Izumo

Shimane Museum of Ancient Izumo
Izumo city, Japan

National treasure. The dotaku (bronze bell ) unearthed from the Kamo Iwakura site have a nested structure. In this way, No.39 dotaku was set into this dotaku. In the center of the handle, the mark 'X' has been inscribed. It was made from the same mold as bronze bells No.32 amd No34 from the Kamo-Iwakura site, Kamiyashiki dotaku in Tottori prefecture and Sakura-ga-oka No3. dotaku unearthed from Hyogo prefecture.

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  • Title: Bronze bell No. 31 from the Kamo-Iwakura site
  • Date: around 1st century
  • Unkown: Unkown
  • Physical Dimensions: h45.3
  • Provenance: Agency for Cultural Affairs
  • Type: casting
  • Rights: 文化庁蔵

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