Plaque with the Deity Zaō Gongen

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Plaque with the Deity Zaō Gongen

metalwork / Heian / Nara

Place excavated:Reportedly found on the Kinpu Mountain Range, Nara

Heian period, 12th century

Gilt bronze

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Zaō Gongen is worshipped by people who pursue severe religious training in the mountains. This religion combines both Buddhist and Shinto elements.

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