Nara Period Tiled Roof, 710-794CE

This is a museum-grade Nara Period (710-794 AD) Himo Gawara, a type of roof tile. The himo, or cloth impression, is a pattern created by using hemp cloth during the tile-making process. It is commonly found in tiles from the Asuka, Nara, and Heian periods. This particular piece was unearthed in Tsuruta-cho, Gifu City.
w36 x d28 x h6 cm
Nara period/710-794CE

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Ceramics_Japan | Ancient | 3rd-12th centuries

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