Osedou shell mound


‘ shell mound' is the remain of shellfishes which were eaten by archaic people. Its age is from 6,000 to 4,000 years ago ( this term is called ‘Jomon era' in Japan ). This shell mound is in premises of the Shinto temple ‘Shinmeigu' in Shiura district, Goshogawara city.


In 1925, the set of born of archaic man was excavated in there. This relic is also famous, because the name of type of artifact in Jomon era ‘Entoushiki Doki' (tube type ceramic artifact) stemmed from this relic.


*Location : Aiuchi, Shiura district, Goshogawara city

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