Female Jomon Figurine

3D Image

James Blake Wiener
by Minneapolis Institute of Art
published on 12 December 2018

Japanese Figurine of a Female, c. 1000 - 800 BCE, in the collection of the Minneapolis Institute of Art.

From artsmia.org:
Over the years, archaeologists have uncovered many different kinds of clay figurines—dogū—dating to Japan’s prehistoric Jōmon period (14,000–300 bce)­. The most diverse forms have been excavated in northeastern Japan, where this figurine of a female was discovered. Some are seated, others standing, some have heart-shaped heads, others round and wearing headpieces, some have little or no surface decoration, and others, like this example, known as a shakōki or “goggle-eyed” type, have distinctive large eyes and are adorned with color and complex carved decorations. More information about the object here: http://collections.artsmia.org/art/124688/figurine-of-a-female-unknown-japanese Made with a few hundred 20-megapixel photos, built in PhotoScan. This is a low-res version of the object; contact [email protected] for a higher-resolution file.

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