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Illustration

Mark Cartwright
by Timothy Takemato
published on 11 December 2012
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A print by Utagawa Toyokuni III showing the sun goddess Amaterasu, the most important deity of the Japanese Shinto religion. Here she emerges from self-exile in a cave. The figure on the right is most probably the god Ame-no-tajikara-wo.

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Takemato, T. (2012, December 11). Amaterasu. World History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from https://www.worldhistory.org/image/981/amaterasu/

Chicago Style

Takemato, Timothy. "Amaterasu." World History Encyclopedia. Last modified December 11, 2012. https://www.worldhistory.org/image/981/amaterasu/.

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Takemato, Timothy. "Amaterasu." World History Encyclopedia. World History Encyclopedia, 11 Dec 2012. Web. 06 Dec 2021.

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