Special Feature

* Fabrication of Stones
* Stones with Strong Will
(Jiro Muraki)

A Witness to History

A photographic introduction to items from the collection
Paths of Steles -- Exhibition of Ancient Steles on the Patio of the National Museum of Japanese History
(Gihei Abe)

Special Feature:Fabrication of Stones

Technology that Supported the Spread of Medieval Stoneworks (Asei Sato)
Fabrication of Stone Products with Rounded Gravel -- From Unfinished Works of the Late Middle Ages (Kensaku Sasaki)
Extracting Edo Stones -- Izu Quarry Site (Takashi Kuriki)
Use of Large Amounts of Stone Materials in the Modern Period and Its Legacy (Jiro Muraki)


Stone Pagoda Built at Port -- Nagatono-kuni Yuya Nison-in (Kaneharu Fukushima)
Stone Arch Bridge in Kagoshima, Kyushu (Katamu Agemura)

An Invitation to History

[Exhibition held in cooperation with the National Institutes for the Humanities]
World of Hyakki Yagyo
(Toru Tsunemitsu)

Introducing Our Researchers -- Part 43

Aiming for Reconstruction of an Image of the Kofun Period (Kazuo Hirose)

Construction of Gallery 6 -- A new permanent exhibition

Basic Viewpoint of Exhibit "War and Peace" (Tsuneo Yasuda)

Book Review

“Ancient History of Governance” edited by Kazuo Hirose and Atsushi Nito (Reviewed by Tetsuo Hishida)

Rekihaku Chat (readers' page) July 20, 2009

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