The Museum Archaeological Institute of Kashihara - Past Events

Below is a list of all past events for The Museum Archaeological Institute of Kashihara. Current and upcoming events, as well as other details, are available on the venue's page.

  • poster for Chofukuji Temple Exhibition

    Chofukuji Temple Exhibition

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    • Media: Crafts
    • 2016-02-13 - 2016-03-21

    Chofukuji, a temple in Ikoma City, Nara Prefecture built during the Kamakura period (1185–1333), underwent an archeological survey by the Archaeological Institute of Kashihara as part of conservational...More »

  • poster for Chinese Zodiac Archeology: Year of the Monkey

    Chinese Zodiac Archeology: Year of the Monkey

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    • 2015-12-19 - 2016-01-17

    2016 will be the year of the monkey, according to the Chinese Zodiac. This exhibition traces the history of humans’ relationship with monkeys, as seen in monkey sculptures and documents featuring the Chinese...More »

  • poster for Why Were Human-Shaped Clay Figurines Created?

    Why Were Human-Shaped Clay Figurines Created?

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    • Media: Crafts
    • 2015-10-03 - 2015-11-23

    Clay sculptures taking human form are old enough to be described in the Nihon Shoki, a chronicle of classical Japanese history dating back to 720 A.D. Learn and think about these figurines through an archeological...More »

  • poster for Emperor Keitai and Yamato

    Emperor Keitai and Yamato

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    • Media: Crafts
    • 2015-04-18 - 2015-06-14

    Presenting new and re-exhibited materials on archeological sites in Nara Prefecture.More »

  • poster for The Yamato Aristocracy and Fujinoki Tomb

    The Yamato Aristocracy and Fujinoki Tomb

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    • Media: Crafts
    • 2015-02-07 - 2015-03-22

    Marking the 30th anniversary of the archeological excavation of the Fujinoki Tomb, this exhibition presents for the first time National Treasures uncovered at the tomb not displayed in the museum’s permanent...More »

  • poster for See Them in 3D! Fujinoki Tomb National Treasures Saddles

    See Them in 3D! Fujinoki Tomb National Treasures Saddles

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    • Media: Crafts
    • 2015-02-07 - 2015-03-22

    This special exhibition presents National Treasures from the Fujinoki Tomb in Ikaruga, Nara Prefecture, including saddles and equestrian ornaments that viewers can enjoy with new research methods such...More »

  • poster for Chinese Zodiac Archeology - Goat -

    Chinese Zodiac Archeology - Goat -

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    • 2014-12-20 - 2015-01-25

    An introduction into the history of the relationship between man and goat, this exhibition includes a display of data from Japan and overseas. [Related Event] Lecture Date: Jan.25 (Sun) 13:00-15:00 Location:...More »

  • poster for Asuka Palace— The Palace of Emperor Tenmu

    Asuka Palace— The Palace of Emperor Tenmu

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    • Media: Sculpture - Crafts - Talks
    • 2014-10-11 - 2014-11-30

    Rediscover the significance and beauty of the Asuka Palace Ruins at this exhibition that compares and contrasts this site and surrounding historical ruins with the Naniwa and Otsu Palaces of approximately...More »

  • Excavating Yamato 32— 2013 Research Briefing

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    • Media: Crafts - Talks
    • 2014-07-19 - 2014-09-07

    Get up to speed on what archeologists uncovered at 38 ruin sites in Nara Prefecture in 2013 with a selection of ancient artifacts and research photographs at this annual summer exhibition. More »

  • poster for Yayoi-Period Graves— The World of the Dead

    Yayoi-Period Graves— The World of the Dead

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    • Media: Crafts - Talks
    • 2014-04-29 - 2014-06-22

    How did the people of the Yayoi Period (300 BC–AD 300) approach death? This exhibition explores this question with descriptions of the types of graves from this era, exhumed pottery, and burial artifacts...More »

  • poster for “The Great Izumo Oyashiro”

    “The Great Izumo Oyashiro”

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    • Media: Photography - Sculpture - Crafts
    • 2014-02-08 - 2014-03-23

    Examining the architecture and history of the Grand Shrine Izumo Oyashiro, one of the most important Shinto sites in Japan. [Related Events] Lecture Date: 8th March(Sat) 13:00- Gallery Talk Date:...More »

  • poster for “New Wind from the Tokai Region - Relics of the Kofun Era”

    “New Wind from the Tokai Region - Relics of the Kofun Era”

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    • Media: Product - Ceramics
    • 2014-02-01 - 2014-03-16

    The Makimuku Remains, symbol of the opening of a new era in the Kofun period, are famed for their collection of pottery, including clay work from around the country and in particular the Tokai region....More »

  • poster for Year of the Horse: Archaeology of The Twelve Zodiac Signs

    Year of the Horse: Archaeology of The Twelve Zodiac Signs

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    • Media: Painting - Crafts
    • 2013-12-21 - 2014-01-19

    The Giwajiden, an account of Japan in the 3rd century writes, “There are no cattle or horses.” Absent in the era of Himiko, horses spread rapidly across Japan in Kofun period (300–538), becoming revered...More »

  • poster for The History and Culture of Sake

    The History and Culture of Sake

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    • 2013-10-05 - 2013-11-24

    As one of the oldest shrines in Japan dating back to the Kofun period and believed to be where refined sake originated, Omiwa (or Miwa) Shrine in Nara draws a large number of visitors from around the country....More »

  • poster for Syria and the People of Ancient Palmyra: Life in a Caravan City on the Silk Road

    Syria and the People of Ancient Palmyra: Life in a Caravan City on the Silk Road

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    • Media: Sculpture - Crafts
    • 2013-06-29 - 2013-07-28

    The ancient oasis city of Palmyra was once a centre of prosperity on the Silk Road, skilfully using the tensions between the rival Roman and Parthian empires until it was eventually destroyed in the 3rd...More »

  • "Haniwa's People and Animals" Exhibition

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    • Media: Ceramics
    • 2008-04-19 - 2008-06-15
  • poster for "The Fujiwara Capital" Exhibition

    "The Fujiwara Capital" Exhibition

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    • Media: Talks
    • 2008-02-09 - 2008-03-23

    The boundaries of the City of Fujiwara is not yet clear. The excavation research of the Kashiwara ruins started in 1938, and recently archaeologists have discovered that Kashiwara was indeed a part of...More »

  • poster for "The Year of the Mouse: Archaeology of Twelve Zodiac Signs" Exhibition

    "The Year of the Mouse: Archaeology of Twelve Zodiac Signs" Exhibition

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    • Media: Prints - Talks
    • 2007-12-15 - 2008-01-20

    In conjunction with the year 2008 being the year of the mouse, this exhibition explores the relationship between people and mice throughout history. [Image: Korean Print]More »

  • poster for "Glow of Gold, Sparcle of Glass: Fujinoki Tumuluses" Exhibition

    "Glow of Gold, Sparcle of Glass: Fujinoki Tumuluses" Exhibition

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    • Media: Crafts - Talks
    • 2007-10-06 - 2007-11-25

    It has been 20 years since the survey, the excavated items from Fujinoki Tumuluses will be on display. There will be new and unusual items including human bones and jewelry. Lectures: October 14th...More »

  • poster for "Going Through the Silk Road" Exhibition

    "Going Through the Silk Road" Exhibition

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    • Media: Sculpture - Ceramics
    • 2007-08-25 - 2007-09-24

    The exhibition features excavated works from four main areas; China, Uzbekistan, Iran and Syria. Through the excavated items, the exhibition also explores the lifestyles that are suggested from their usage. [Image:...More »

  • poster for "The Buddha and God on the Mountains" Exhibition

    "The Buddha and God on the Mountains" Exhibition

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    • Media: Sculpture - Crafts
    • 2007-04-21 - 2007-06-17

    Mountains compose a large percentage of the land in Japan. The Japanese have lived and practiced religious rituals on mountains. In the Jomon and Yayoi periods, people hunted and gathered food on mountains....More »

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