Outline

What is Engishiki?
Period Tuesday, August 23 –Monday, September 19, 2016
Venue Gallery 2, National Museum of Japanese History
Admissions

Adults: ¥420 (¥350)
Senior high school & college students: ¥250 (¥200)
* Fees in parentheses apply to groups of 20 or more
* Free admission for elementary & junior high school students
* Free admission for senior high school students every Saturday

Hours 9:30 a.m.–5:00 p.m. (entrance closed at 4:30 p.m.)
* Open hours and days are subject to change.
Closed Aug 29 (Mon), Sep 5 (Mon), 12 (Mon)

Outline of Exhibition

Engishiki are the ancient operation manuals for government officers. From the Museum's collections, this exhibition introduces the contents of Engishiki include the rules of usage of coins and tribute articles from various regions to the government.

Engishiki, volume 50, Museum collection, Important Cultural Property
The oldest manuscript of volume 50 of Engishiki from the Kamakura Period.
Okagami Ekotoba (The Great Mirror in Pictures), copied in the early half of the Edo Period, Museum collection
Picture scroll: Okagami, historical tale from the Heian Period.

Note: Please note that items in the exhibition are subject to change.