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The Grand Izumo Exhibition

Copyright: 重要文化財 埴輪鹿 古墳時代 平所遺跡 島根県教育委員会蔵

Copyright: 重要文化財 宇豆柱 鎌倉時代 出雲大社境内遺跡 出雲大社蔵

Copyright: 重要文化財 銅戈・硬玉勾玉 弥生時代 真名井遺跡 出雲大社蔵

This exhibition commemorates the 1300th anniversary of the compilation of Kojiki (Record of Ancient Matters). Next year, 2013, the grand installation ceremony of Izumo Taisha Shrine in Shimane Prefecture will be held.
This time treasures from the ancient Izumo shrines and closely affiliated temples as well as artifacts excavated from historic sites in Izumo are displayed at Kyoto National Museum.

  • July 28th ~ September 9th, 9:30-16:00 (-20:00 on Friday), closed on Mondays
  • Kyoto National Museum
  • ¥1300

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