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Japanese ceramic figurines

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Shakōki-dogū (遮光器土偶) (1000–400 BCE), “goggle-eyed type” figurine from the late Jōmon period (1000-400 BCE). Tokyo National Museum. Public Domain by PHG via Wikimedia Commons.

Dogū (土偶?)(meaning “clay figures”) are small humanoid and animal figurines made during the late Jōmon period (14,000–400 BC) of prehistoric Japan.

The map shows Tsugaru, where the Kamegaoka Site is found.

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