Faces of dogu figurines

Fig. 1. 2100 BC, Yamanashi

Fig. 1. 2100 BC, Yamanashi

Fig. 2 3000BC, Tokyo

Fig. 2 3000BC, Tokyo

Fig. 3, 3000BC, Yamanashi

Fig. 3, 3000BC, Yamanashi

Fig. 4, 3000 BC, Niigata pref.

Fig. 4, 3000 BC, Niigata pref.

Fig. 5, Minami Alps city, Yamanashi

Fig. 5, 3000 BC, Minami Alps city, Yamanashi

Fig. 6, "Jomon Venus" 3300 BC,  Nagano pref.

Fig. 6, “Jomon Venus” 3300 BC, Nagano pref.

Fig. 7, 3000 BC, Nagano pref.

Fig. 7, 3000 BC, Nagano pref.

Fig. 8,  1300 BC, Miyagi pref.

Fig. 8, 1300 BC, Miyagi pref.

Fig. 9, 2100 BC,  Hokkaido

Fig. 9, 2100 BC, Hokkaido

Fig. 9, 800 BC, Akita pref.

Fig. 10, 800 BC, Akita pref.

Fig. 11, 1300 BC, Chiba pref

Fig. 11, 1300 BC, Chiba pref

Fig. 11, 1300 BC, Saitama pref.

Fig. 12, 1300 BC, Saitama pref.

Fig. 12, 1000 BC, Yamanashi

Fig. 13, 1000 BC, Yamanashi

Fig. 13, 3000BC, Yamanashi pref.

Fig. 14, 3000BC, Yamanashi pref.

Fig. 15, 1000 BC, Iwate pref.

Fig. 15, 1000 BC, Iwate pref.

Fig. 16, 600 BC, Akita pref.

Fig. 16, 600 BC, Akita pref.

Fig. 18, 800 BC, Yamagata pref.

Fig. 17, 800 BC, Yamagata pref.

Fig. 20, 500 BC, Incipient Yayoi, Aomori pref.

Fig. 18, 500 BC, Incipient Yayoi, Aomori pref.

Fig. 19, dogu with asphalt eyes, 2100 BC, Akita pref.

Fig. 19, dogu with asphalt eyes, 2100 BC, Akita pref.

Fig 20, 800 BC, Aomori pref.

Fig 20, 800 BC, Aomori pref.

Fig. 21, 800BC, Aomori pref.

Fig. 21, 800BC, Aomori pref.

Fig. 22, 1300 BC, Hokkaido

Fig. 22, 1300 BC, Hokkaido

Fig. 23, 1300 BC, Aomori pref.

Fig. 23, 1300 BC, Aomori pref.

Fig. 24, 3000 BC, Niigata pref.

Fig. 24, 3000 BC, Niigata pref.

Fig. 25, 1300BC, Aomori pref.

Fig. 25, 1300BC, Aomori pref.

Fig. 26, 3000 BC, Akita pref.

Fig. 26, 3000 BC, Akita pref.

Fig. 27

Fig. 27, 3000 BC, Tochigi pref..

Fig. 28, 3000BC, Yamanashi pref.

Fig. 28, 3000BC, Yamanashi pref.

Fig 29, 3000BC, Yamanashi Pref.

Fig 29, 3000BC, Yamanashi Pref.

Fig. 30, 2200 BC, Akita pref.

Fig. 30, 2200 BC, Akita pref.

Fig. 30, Funagata-machi dogu

Fig. 31, Funagata-machi dogu

800 BC, Iwate pref.

Fig. 32, 800 BC, Iwate pref.

These were all exhibits of dogu by the Miho Museum: “Dogu a Cosmos” http://www.dnp.co.jp/artscape/eng/ht/1212.html read more about it here. The exhibits also went on display at the British Museum.

Purchase the book catalogue Dogu, a Cosmos at www.oxbowbooks.com/oxbow/

Purchase the book catalogue Dogu, a Cosmos at http://www.oxbowbooks.com/oxbow/

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