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Unearthed articles in Hakusan Heisenji Shrine

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Unearthed articles in Hakusan Heisenji Shrine Katsuyama City

Relics related to production activities were unearthed such as melting pots and iron slag related to metal processing, tools to make beads, etc. in Hakusan Heisenji Shrine. Besides these, Chinese pottery and the image of Kan-non made of white and celadon porcelain which is rarely discovered were also discovered. This proves extensive trading network. These unearthed articles illustrate that Hakusan Heisenji Shrine was a huge city where production and consumption of goods were actively conducted.

Owned and photos provided by Katsuyama City Education Committee.