Joint Exhibit(Held at the National Science Museum, Tokyo) "Jomon versus Yayoi"
Dates Saturday, July 16 through Wednesday, August 31, 2005
* Throughout is vacationless
Venue National Science Museum, Tokyo (Ueno Park, Tokyo)
Admission Adults and college students / ¥1300 (¥1000)
Children and youth in grades 1-12 / ¥600 (¥350)
* Fees in parentheses apply to groups of 20 or more
Hours 9:00 - 17:00
* It is opening only on Friday till 8:00 p.m.
Sponsor National Science Museum, Tokyo
National Museum of Japanese History
Yomiuri Shimbun

The culture of the Jomon people has left numerous earthenware vessels, which are worldly renowned for their aesthetic qualities, while the Yayoi Peopleconducted paddy field cultivation, used bronze implements and iron tools,and created the "early stated." This exhibit will offer a thorough explanation, from a child's point of view, looking at the differencebetween the Jomon and Yayoi cultures in both archaeological and anthropological perspectives.