[Haniwa] (Terracotta tomb object) Boar wounded by an arrow

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[Haniwa] (Terracotta tomb object) Boar wounded by an arrow

Archaeology / Kofun / Chiba

Place of production:From Abiko-shi, Chiba, Place excavated:Attributed provenance: Abiko-shi, Chiba

Kofun period, 6th century

長 63.2cm

1個

This [haniwa] is symbolic of boar hunts by the kings. Those hunts were held to show gratitude towards nature's blessings and pray for abundant game.

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