Container from a Reliquary Set

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Container from a Reliquary Set

metalwork / Nara / Osaka

Place excavated:Found at former site of Mishima Temple, Ōda, Ibaraki-shi, Osaka

Nara period, 8th century

Stone

1合

Important Cultural Property

These containers for Buddhist relics were nested one within the other. They were found buried when the grounds of a defunct temple were being converted to agricultural land.

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