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God of wealth called ‘Ebisu-san’: typical religious idol of Japanese fishermen

UnknownMeiji period,19th century

Seto Inland Sea Folk History Museum

Seto Inland Sea Folk History Museum

In the area of the Seto Inland Sea, the god Ebisu was thought to bring a good catch of fish and was the most widely worshipped deity among fishermen.
Selected as a National Significant Tangible Folk Culture Asset.
Found in Yoshima,Sakaide City,Kagawa Prefecture.

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  • Title: God of wealth called ‘Ebisu-san’: typical religious idol of Japanese fishermen
  • Creator: Unknown
  • Date: Meiji period,19th century
  • Physical Dimensions: h157 cm
  • Type: paper
  • External Link: http://www.pref.kagawa.jp/setorekishi/

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