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

UnknownSyouwa period,20th 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.
Found in .Ibukijima,Kanonji City,Kagawa Prefecture.

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  • Title: God of wealth called ‘Yobesu-san’: typical religious idol of Japanese fishermen
  • Creator: Unknown
  • Date: Syouwa period,20th century
  • Physical Dimensions: h93 cm
  • Type: wooden
  • External Link: http://www.pref.kagawa.jp/setorekishi/

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