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Lecture 38

ART HIS 42C Lecture Notes - Lecture 38: Mie Prefecture, Jōmon Period, Ise Grand Shrine

Art History
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Douglas Winther

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Professor Winther Tamaki
Art history department
Art History 42 C
Japanese Art History
Course Code 21020
Discussion code 21021
4 units
11:00 - 11:50 MWF
No Pre-Reqs
Location: HG1800
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Name: flame style vessel
Time period: middle jomon period
Material: earthenware
Features: typifies the jomon style and technique. Exemplifies a common form of pottery. Its
name describes what it looks like, no association to the values of the jomon period.
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Name: Sword with Ring pommel
Time Period: kofun
Material; bronze
Features: In this period we see the introduction of new materials such as metals like bronze.
Symbol of power in the yamato court.
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Name: Sue-ware vessels
Time Period: kofun
Material: high fired clay, made by a specialist, formed at high heat, people placed on the
shoulders of the sue-ware
Features: Sue-ware. Sue-ware usually made as an offering as a ritual for ancestors or deities. See
these at burials and tombs, grave goods in forms of bowls, jars, stands, etc. sue-ware was high
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Name: Seated Girl
Time Period: kofun
Material: earthenware
Features: haniwa. Also see these at funerals. Haniwa were in the form of houses, shields,
helmets, armour, statues, sculptures etc. made from a much lower temperature.
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Name: Ise shrine
Time period: shinto
Material: wood
Features: located in mie prefecture. Shrine of religious importance, rebuilt every 20 yrs. includes
chigi (extension of the wood at the very top), katsuogi (structural function to weigh the roof
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