Object name:
Hoshigatō obsidian mine site


Added by:
William Mendoza

Add date:
2020-12-08 11:07

Object description

Hoshigatō Hoshigatō obsidian mine site is a Jōmon period archaeological site consisting 193 shallow interconnected pits over a 35,000 square meter area, from which obsidian had been mined, located in what is now part of the town of Nagawa in the Chubu region Japan. It has been protected by the central government as a National Historic Site since 2015.

Hoshigatō obsidian mine site
Hoshigatō obsidian mine site

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