Dogu Figurine, known as the “Masked Goddess,” Late Jomon period, 2000–1000 BCE. Excavated from Nakappara site in Chino, Nagano National Treasure Chino city (housed at Togariishi Museum of Jomon Archaeology), in Nagano, Japan. This female deity figure appears to wear an inverted triangular mask. Sense the emotion emanating from behind the mask. (See more: http://www.tnm.jp/modules/r_free_page/index.php?id=1648&lang=en)
More info: http://www.city.chino.lg.jp/www/contents/1450165354490/index_k.html
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Flynn, T. (2018, December 12). Kamen no Megami or Masked Goddess. World History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from https://www.worldhistory.org/image3d/395/kamen-no-megami-or-masked-goddess/
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