Sutra Case


Sutra Case

Archaeology / Heian / Yamanashi

Place excavated:Excavated at Kashioyama Sutra Mound, Katsunuma-cho, Koshu-shi, Yamanashi

Heian period, dated 1103 (Kowa 5)

Bronze repousse

総高30.2 口径18.2


Important Cultural Property

This artifact has the oldest inscription of any sutra case discovered in eastern Japan. The lengthy inscription consists of 783 characters in [hiragana] and [kanji].

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Koshu / Yamanashi / Sutra / 甲州

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