Annual Bulletin 2000

BULLETIN Nara National Research Institute for Cultural Properties 2000

 

ANNUAL BULLETIN of Nara National Cultural Properties Research Institute 2000-Ⅰ

 

CONTENTS

Ⅰ Research Reports

・ Report for Fiscal 1999 on Comprehensive Research in Archaeological Science ( COE  Center of Excellence Development Project)

・ Excavation of architectural feature No.3, Gui-gong Palace, Han Dynasty capital of Chang-an, China

・ Report on the excavation of kiln No.6 at the Tani Kiln Site, in the Angkor site complex

・ Roof tiles straddling Yamato and Kawachi: a new example of a same-mold pattern found at three temple sites of the Asuka period

・ Observations on the material of gold objects recovered from the base stone of the central Pillar of the pagoda at Asukadera temple

・ An experiment in scenic enhancement of the Fujiwara Palace Site using aquatic plants

・ A topographic reconstruction of the Former Imperial Audience Hall, Nara Palace Site

・ Born in the east or the west? Analysis of the clay body of Sue ware from Bizen, recovered from the Nara Capital Site

・ Ema (votive tablets with horse images) from the outer palace perimeter north of the Imperial Domicile, Nara Palace Site

・ Hip rafter cover tile from Yakushiji Temple

・ Lacquer permeated inscription-bearing paper, recovered from Block 16, East First Ward on Third Street of the Nara Capital Site

・ Documents related to Buddhist services, in the possession of Yakushiji Temple

・ The balance between shibi (decorative ridge-end tiles), and the main and descending transverse ridges in ancient architecture

・ Kasuga carpenters and medieval Kofukuji Temple: Observations based on the newly unearthed Central Image Hall of Kofukuji

・ On the horizontal plans (pillar Placements) and roof styles of Nara Period Buddhist architecture: hipped roofs and hipped-and-gabled roofs

・ Burnt pit dwelling at the Mukibanda Site

・ Conservation science research on glass recovered from the Hirabaru Site: a preliminary investigation in conjunction with conservation repair work

・ Non-destructive investigation of the internal structure of unearthed wooden material

・ Earthquake resistance of architectural cultural properties

・ On unfired magatama (comma-shaped beads) from the Kofun period

 

Ⅱ Brief Reports of Official Activities

1 Research Activities

Excavations at the Asuka and Fujiwara Capital Sites

Excavations at the Nara Capital Site

Research activities of the Department of Architectural History

Research activities of the Department of History

Research activities of the Centre for Archaeological Operations

Opening of the Mokkan Database

International academic exchange activities

1. Signing of an Agreement for Collaborative Research as a Sister Institution with the National Research Institute of Cultural Properties of Korea

2. Current state of international academic exchanges

3. Collaborative research conducted with the Institute of Archaeology, Chinese Academy of Social Sciences

4. Collaborative research conducted with the Liaoning Provincial Archaeology Research Institute, China

5. Collaborative research conducted with the Archaeology Department of the Ministry of Culture, Myanmar

6. Cooperative Research Related lo the Preservation of Angkor Cultural Heritage

Activities of researchers posted overseas

Overseas visits paid and received

Public lectures

Academic meetings

Results of research supported by Grants-in Aid for Scientific Research from the Ministry of Education

Activities of academic and research organizations

Miscellaneous research news

2 Seminars, professional training, and other educational programs

Professional training for local cultural resource management personnel provided by the Centre for Archaeological Operations

Special features of this year's training programs

Kyoto University Graduate School

Nara Women's University Graduate School

3 Conservation and preparation of sites, restorative works, and public exhibitions

Conservation and preparation of the Nara and Fujiwara Palaces and other sites

1. Plans for information facilities at Suzaku Gate

2. Work on the reconstruction of the “Corner Tower” of East Palace Garden

3. Working plan for the Former Imperial Audience Hall

4. Preliminary investigation for the restoration of the Former Imperial Audience Hall precinct

5. Fujiwara Palace Site presentation

6. Yamadadera Temple Site presentation

7. Opening of the new cultural properties research building

Special Exhibition at the Asuka Historical Museum

Column: Start of the Nara Palace Site Volunteer Guide Program

Outline of Nara National Cultural Properties Research Institute

 

ANNUAL BULLETIN of Nara National Cultural Properties Research Institute 2000-Ⅱ

 

CONTENTS

Ⅰ Excavations at the Fujiwara Palace Site

・ Excavation in the Imperial Residence (Dairi) sector (No.100)

・ Excavation in the eastern government offices sector (No.99-2)

Ⅱ Excavation at the Fujiwara Capital Site

・ Excavation in West First Ward on Eighth Street ( No.101)

Ⅲ Excavations in the Asuka area and elsewhere

・ Excavation at the Asuka-ike Site ( No.98,99-6, 106)

・ Excavation at the Mizuochi Site (No.103)

・ Excavation at the Yamadamichi  (No.104)

・ Excavation at the Okuyama Kumedera Temple Site (No.99-3)

・ Excavation at the Kibi-ike Temple Site (No.105)

・ Other excavations

 

ANNUAL BULLETIN of Nara National Cultural Properties Research Institute 2000-Ⅲ

 

CONTENTS

Ⅰ Excavations at the Nara Palace Site

・ Excavations in the East Palace sector (Nos. 301,302)  4

・ Excavations in the Former Imperial Audience Hall Compound sector (Nos.305, 311, and one unnumbered excavation)  14

・ Excavation in the Suzaku Gate sector (No.307)  30

Ⅱ Excavations at the Nara Capital Site

・ Excavation of the Central Image Hall of Kofukuji Temple (No.308)  32

・ Excavations of Hoshoin, and on the grounds of Kofukuji Temple (Nos. 303-2, 303-10)  40

・ Excavation of the garden of the former Daijoin (No.310)  42

・ Excavation of the former precinct of Sairyuji Temple, and in West Second Ward on First Street, (Nos. 306, 309)  48

・ Excavation at Amida Jodoin, Hokkeji Temple (No.312)  56

・ Excavation in Block 2, East Second Ward on Third Street (Prince Nagaya’s Mansion) (No. 303-8)  62

・ Excavation in Block 10, East First Ward on Third Street (No.304)  64

・ Excavation in Block 7, East First Ward on Third Street (No.303-4)  68

・ Excavation in Block 9, East First Ward on Third Street (No.303-5)  72

・ Other Excavations  72

 

 

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