Female figurine, from Gunma prefecture. Final Jomon phase (с. 1000—400 b.c.e.). Earthenware; height 12 ‘A in. (3 I cm). Private Collection, Gunma prefecture.

The Birth of Japan

Female figurine, from Gunma prefecture. Final Jomon phase (с. 1000—400 b.c.e.). Earthenware; height 12 ‘A in. (3 I cm). Private Collection, Gunma prefecture.