Cultural origin: Japanese Place of origin: Japan Archaeological site: Town/City: Country: Japan Object age: Word War II years old Currently resides in the Clover Hill High School Object details: This wooden name seal was used by a Japanese soldier during World War II to sign his name on letters. This video was originally created in… Read More
Cultural origin: Empire of Japan Place of origin: Japan Archaeological site: Unknown Town/City: Unknown Country: Japan Object age: 1944-1945 years old Currently resides in the Virginia War Memorial, Richmond, VA Object details: This animation is of a porcelain hand grenade, also known as a Type-4 grenade, from Japan dating back to World War II, specifically… Read More
Cultural origin: Shunga/Kushan Place of origin: India Archaeological site: Jhusi Town/City: Allahabad, Uttar Predesh Country: India Object age: 200BC-200AD years old Currently resides in the HNB Garhwal University Department of Ancient History, Culture, and Archaeology Object details: The Figurine of Goddess Kuldevi is a terracotta object of a woman sitting adorned with large round earrings… Read More
Cultural origin: Shunga/Kushan Place of origin: India Archaeological site: Jhusi Town/City: Allahabad, Uttar Predesh Country: India Object age: 200BC-200AD years old Currently resides in the HNB Garhwal University Department of Ancient History, Culture, and Archaeology Object details: This is a terracotta crafted figurine of a woman in elaborate décor. She appears to be wearing a… Read More
Cultural origin: Kushan Place of origin: India Archaeological site: Jhusi Town/City: Allahabad, Uttar Predesh Country: India Object age: 100-200AD years old Currently resides in the HNB Garhwal University Department of Ancient History, Culture, and Archaeology Object details: This is a small figurine molded from terracotta of a woman standing with her hands on her hips… Read More
Cultural origin: Hindu Place of origin: India Archaeological site: Town/City: Allahbad Country: India Object age: 8th century years old Currently resides in the Object details: This Water Deluge figure represents one of the “great flood” stories of India. In this story a crocodile, elephant, and monkey must work together. These three animals are represented in… Read More
Cultural origin: Buddhism Place of origin: India Archaeological site: Moradhwaj Town/City: Bijor District Country: India Object age: 12th century years old Currently resides in the HNB Garhwal University/Museum of Himalayan Archaeology and Ethnography Object details: This Buddha figure is carved from stone. The Buddha is considered “the enlightened one” in the Buddhist religion. He is… Read More
Cultural origin: Hindu Place of origin: India Archaeological site: Ranihat Town/City: Tehri District Country: India Object age: 12th century years old Currently resides in the HNB Garhwal University/Museum of Himalayan Archaeology and Ethnography Object details: This artifact is carved from stone, depicting the Hindu god Ganesha, “Lord of the People” and “Remover of Obstacles”. Submitted… Read More