Tomb Sculpture ("Haniwa"): Rooster

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Tomb Sculpture ("Haniwa"): Rooster

Archaeology / Kofun / Gunma

Place excavated:Found at Akabori Chausuyama Tumulus, Gunma

Kofun period, 5th century

Terracotta

16.8

1個

Roosters were regarded by ancient people of Japan as sacred birds. They were believed to bring light into the world, for they crowed at dawn, signaling the arrival of the morning.

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