--more of an interest in fanciful forms. symmetry is not an interest. would later elaborate objects for elaborations sake
--Dogu in the form of a female figure --excavated Gumma Pref. --Final Jomon, ca. 1000-400 BCE
--appear at the same time as ceramic vessels. Archeologists believed they were used for some sort of ritual --because most of them are broken, archaeologists don't believe they have a lot of religious significance
Vessel with human face
--excavated Ibaraki Pref.
Dotaku with designs of animals, plants and daily life, from Kagawa prefecture
--Excavated Kagawa pref.
--Late Yayoi, ca. 100 BCE-300 CE
--hunting, cooking, raised house motifs
--sacred regalia of imperial clan (Chinese characters can be found of the blade of the sword)