Stick with owl carving

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Stick with owl carving

Archaeology / wooden letters / wooden objects / Asia / Japan / Hokkaido / Hokkaido

Okhotsk Culture/c. 8-9th century

Tokoro River Estuary site

Pit-dwelling No.15

北見市教育委員会

Charred fragment of a wooden implement. This stick was found in the burnt pit-dwelling of Okhotsk Culture. On the top of it carved is owl with ear tuft, which may represent a Blakiston's fish owl (Bubo blakistoni).

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