Online Jomon Matsuri: Summer Solstice

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Online Jomon Matsuri

We are celebrating the Summer Solstice weekend with the launch of the Online Jomon Matsuri, a festival exploring various aspects of this remarkable period of Japanese prehistory and its global significance for understanding human history. We had planned to be at Stonehenge this weekend for the Midsummer sunrise itself on Sunday morning, following the opening […]

Online Jomon Matsuri: An invitation to participate

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Online Jomon Matsuri
The “Jōmon Venus,” National treasure, Tanabatake (Chino, Nagano), Middle Jōmon, Early Part (ca 3300 BC), H:27.0 cm, Chino City.

We hope that this finds you, your families and colleagues safe and well at this time of great disruption and uncertainty around the world as a result of the Covid-19 Coronavirus pandemic. The lock-downs, changes in working practices, social distancing and other measures have had a major impact on all of our plans for 2020. […]