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Vol.1
March 1999

<Articles>

Sandalwood Statue of Jûichimen-kannon (Ekadasamukha) in the Nara National Museum  

INOUE Kazutoshi
[Nara National Museum]

Reliquaries in the Shape of Mitsukan-hôju 

NAITO Sakae
[Nara National Museum]

<A Note on Museum Collection>

Remains from a Sutra Mound including a Bent Iron Sword 

INOKUCHI Yoshiharu
[Nara National Museum]

<A Report of the Exhibition>

The Process of Bringing the Statue of Anira-Taishô, one of the Twelve Divine Generals (National Treasure of Shin-yakushi-ji temple), into the Exhibition Hall  

INOUE Kazutoshi
[Nara National Museum]

<Open Lecture>

Gilt-bronze Buddhist Images in China-From the 3rd to the 6th Centuries-

MA Chengyuan
translated by OKADA Ken

Vol. 2, 3
March 2001

<Articles>

The Production and Quality Standardization of Edo-Period Coinage
An Analysis of the Dimensions of Kan'ei tsûhô and Nagasaki bôeki sen Currencies -  

TAKAHASHI Teruhiko
[Nara National Museum]

Status Quo and Future Directions of the Cultural Property Information System
Its Relationship to the Bibliographic Control of Network Information Resources  

MIYAZAKI Mikiko
[Nara National Museum]

The Tang-Dynasty Lute as Represented in Imagery from the Shôsô-in and in Tang Texts

SOTOMURA Ataru
[University of Würzburg, Germany]

<Commentary>

The Heike nôkyô Manuscripts and Taira Kiyomori

KAJITANI Ryôji
[Nara National Museum]

Vol. 4
March 2002

<Article>

The Central Grotto in Xiaonanhai and the Buddhist Concept of Annihilation of Sins:
Understanding Seng Chou's Enterprises in Light of the Nirvana Sutra and the Sutra of Visualization of the Buddha of Infinite Life

INAMOTO Yasuo
[Nara National Museum]

<Commentaries>

The Shôsô-in's Landscape Screen Panels in Clamp-Resist Dyeing and Nara-Period Painting

NAKASHIMA Hiroshi
[Nara National Museum]

Reliquaries Used in the Kinrin Butchô-hô Ritual 

NAITO Sakae
[Nara National Museum]

<Conservation Report>

Report on the Conservation of Archaeological Artifacts from Yamato Tenjinyama Kofun

OZAKI Makoto [Gangôji Institute for Research of Cultural Property],
INOKUCHI Yoshiharu [Nara National Museum]

Vol. 5
March 2003

<Articles>

On a Painting of Fugen and the Jûrasetsunyo at the Nara National Museum

MASUKI Ryûsuke
[The Museum Yamato Bunkakan]

A Hypothesis on the Precursors of Tôdai-ji

TAKAHASHI Teruhiko
[Osaka University]


<Object Study>

On the Statue of Amida Nyorai at the Shôchi-in on Kôyasan

IWATA Shigeki
[Nara National Museum]

<Open Lecture>

When Shall I Be Able to Attain Spiritual Liberation ?
Eison and the Worship of Manjusri

HIRATA Yutaka
[Nagasaki Junshin Carholic University]

<Conservation Report>

Report on the Conservation of Iron Implements from Yamato Tenjinyama Kofun

OZAKI Makoto [Gangôji Institute for Research of Cultural Property],
INOKUCHI Yoshiharu [Nara National Museum]

Vol. 7
March 2005

SOTOMURA Ataru
[University of Würzburg, Germany]

<Research Paper Presented at the International Symposium>

Personal Ornament in Silla 

JEONG Seonghee
[Gyeongju National Museum, Korea]

<Introduction of Source Materials>

Chôishi Stones of Tônomine: A Status Report

NOJIRI Tadashi
[Nara National Museum]

<Conservation Reports>

Conservation of the Seated Amida Nyorai at Saidaiji, Nara

IWATA Shigeki
[Nara National Museum]

Conservation of the Blue Kongô on Silk at Jôrinji, Nara

ISHIDA Atsushi
[Cultural Properties Section, Nara City Board of Education]

Conservation of the Black-Lacquered Flasks of the Sôja Mikumari Shrine, Nara

KITAMURA Shigeru
[Lacquer Artist]

Vol. 8
March 2006

<Articles>

Repentance and Buddhist Statues 

NAGAOKA Ryusaku
[Tohoku University]

<Introduction of Works>

Research on the Excavated Items from an Ancient Temple Site in the Yamato District: The Finds from Hôrinji Temple Site, Nara

Nara National Museum and Tezukayama University institute of Archaeology

<Record of Lectures>

Production and Distribution of Paekche Earthenware of the Sabi Period

KIM, Jong man
[Buyeo National Museum, Korea]

The Present Situation of the Survey on Ancient Korean Wooden Tablets and Their Characteristics in Shape

PARK, Joong whan
[Gongju National Museum, Korea]

<Record of the Symposium on the Shôsô-in Treasure House>

History of the Research on the Shôsô-in Documents 

KITA Keita
[Office of the Shôsô-in Treasure House]

Musical Instruments Collected in the North Section of the Shôsô-in Treasure House 

NAITO Sakae
[Nara National Museum]

New Knowledge Obtained from the Reproduction of a Brass Covered Bowl in the Collection of Shôsô-in: Significance of the Reproduction of Shôsô-in Treasures

NISHIKAWA Akihiro
[Office of the Shôsô-in Treasure House]

Investigations by the office of the Shôsô-in Treasure House in Recent Years

SUGIYMOTO Kazuki
[Office of the Shôsô-in Treasure House]

Shôsô-in Treasures in the Record of Tôdaiji Temple Treasures of Koka 4(1847)

MORIMOTO Kosei
[Tôdaiji, Nara]

Record of Discussion of the Symposium on the Shôsô-in Treasure House

Chairperson: TODA Satoshi
Panelists: NAITO Sakae, NISHIKAWA Akihiko, SUGIMOTO Kazuki, and MORIMOTO Kosei

<Reports on Conservation and Restoration>

Conservation and Restoration of the Seated Wooden Statue in the Shape of a Priest Owned by Nanmyôji Temple, Nara

IWATA Shigeki
[Nara National Museum]

Conservation and Restoration of the Seated Wooden Statue of Fydô Myô-ô (Acala) Owned by Tôdaiji Temple, Nara

KANDA Masaaki
[Nara Prefectural Board of Education]

Conservation and Restoration of "Yôryû Kannon (Avalokitesvara with Willow Branches) Painted in Color on Silk" Owned by Enshôin Temple, Nara

NAKASHIMA Hiroshi
[Nara National Museum]

Conservation and Restoration of Kasuga Ryuju-bako (Nested Lacquer Boxes with Design of Kasuga and Dragon Deities Granting Dragon's Jewel) in the Collection of the Nara National Museum

KITAMURA Shosai [Lacquer Artist],
ARAKI Tominori [Bunkazai hozon Co.,],
and SHIMIZU Ken [Nara National Museum]

<Investigation Reports>
The Compilation of Inscriptions Found on Repaired Cultural Assets during the Fiscal Years from Heisei 13 (2001) to Heisei 15 (2003)
Report on the Investigation of Materials of Repaired Wooden Culural Assets in the Fiscal Year of Heisei 17 (2005)

<Introduction of Newly Acquired>

<Research in Progress>
Researches in Progress and List of Publications by Curatorials Staff Members

Vol. 9
March 2007

<Research Report of International Conference>

The Lineage of Gilt-Bronze Openwork Crowns and Shoes Excavated in Japan

TAKAHASHI Katsuhisa
[Nara Research Institute for Cultural Properties, Nara]

The Production and Transmission of Silla Glassware

YOO Byung-ha
[Chuncheon National Museum, Korea]

<Research Reports>

The Seated Gokôshii Amida of the Gôko-in, Nara

IWATA Shigeki
[Nara National Museum]

<Introduction of Historical Materials>

Sutra Tiles 

NAGAI Hiroyuki
[Nara National Museum]

Excerpt from the Meigetsuki in the Collection of the Nara National Museum

NOJIRI Tadashi
[Nara National Museum]

<Exhibiton Reports>

On the Digital Image Exhibit "Exploring Buddhist Patterns," Children's Exhibition

MIYAZAKI Mikiko
[Nara National Museum]

<Conservation Reports>

The Conservation of the Standing Deva in wood, owned by the Tôichichô Jichikai, Nara

SATÔ Dai
[Nara Prefectural Cultural Preservation Department]

The Conservation of the Standing Bishamonten of the Shonenji, Osaka

SUZUKI Shin'ichi
[Osaka Board of Education]

<Research Reports>

Collection of Inscriptions from Conserved Cultural Properties (2004-2005)

Report on Research on the Quality of Materials (Wood) for Conserved Culural Properties (2006)

<Introduction of Newly Acquired Cultural Properties>

<Report on the Activities of the Curatorial Department>

Vol. 10
March 2008

<Articles> Summary

The Clerical and Lay Network of the Shinzei Family and the Production of Paintings during the Insei Period

MICHAEL E. Jamentz
[Kyoto University]

On the Standing Juūichimen Kannon at Gangoō-ji Temple

IWATA Shigeki
[Nara National Museum]

On the Standing Shaka Nyorai Statue at Kinpusen-ji Temple, Including a Report on Its Conservation

KANDA Masaaki
[Nara Prefectural Board of Education]

<International Symposia>

A Consideration of the Images on Mirrors of the Goryeo Period

TAKI Asako
(Yamato Bunkakan)

The Great Buddha of the Goryeo Period

CHOI Seon-Ju
[National Museum of Korea]

<Source Materials>

Insights Obtained from Conservation of the Standing Nioō at Okadera

SUZUKI Yoshihiro
[Nara National Museum]

On the Motifs of Wooden Trappings Excavated from the Tenjinzan Tumulus Mound in Nara

INOUE Kazuki

<Conservation Report>

Conservation of the Black Lacquer Plaque of the Family Precepts of Sima Wengong at Dannoō Hoōrin-ji Temple, Kyoto

KONISHI Yasuko
[Kitamura Shoōsai Koōboō]

<Research Reports>

Collection of Inscriptions from Conserved Properties, 2006>
Report on a Study of Materials (Wood) of Conserved Properties, 2007>

Vol. 11
March 2009

<Articles>

Calligraphic Studies on the Fifth Scroll of the Zokū-Shu Shōsōin Komonjo:
The Relationship of Writing on the Face and Reverse of a Document from the State Scriptorium

NOJIRI Tadashi
[Nara National Museum]

On the Ink Drawing on the Base of the Standing Deva Owned by Hyōgo Prefecture

SUZUKI Yoshihiro
[Nara National Museum]

On the Seated Statue of Shōkū Shōnin, in the Kaizandō at Enkyoj

IWATA Shigeki
[Nara National Museum]

<Articles>

Newly Attained Knowledge regarding the Writing on a Canopy in the Golden Hall of Hōryūji

TŌ NO Haruyuki
[Nara University]

<Research Reports>

Collection of Inscriptions from Conserved Properties, 2007
Report on a Study of Materials (Wood) of Conserved Properties, 2008
Conservation of Cultural Properties, Chart of Conserved Items (2007)
Activities of the Curatorial Staff
English Abstracts of Major Articles

Vol. 12
March 2010

PDF :vol.12
<Articles>

On the Painting of Amitābha's Pure Land(Amida Jōdo-zu) at Seiryō-ji Temple in Kyōto:
Focusing Chiefly on the Iconography Based on the Writings of Genshin

KITAZAWA Natsuki
[Nara National Museum]

<Source Materials>

Ancient Roof Tiles Collected by Naitō Masatsune and Harada Yoshio:
Introducing Tiles from the Izumi Kanga Site, Kyōtsukazawa Kiln Site, and Uematsu Abandoned Temple Site in Minami Sōma City, Fukushima Prefecture

IWATO Akiko [Nara National Museum]
FUJIKI Kai [Minami-Sōma City Board of Education]

<Research Studies>

Bronze Buddhist Statues of Museo D'Arte Orientale Edoardo Chiossone Citta di Genova

IWATA Shigeki
[Nara National Museum]

Optical Examination of the Pedestals (Images on the panels of Lower Pedestals) of the Shaka Sanzon and Yakushi Nyorai in the Kondō of Hōryūji

IWATA Shigeki・INAMOTO Yasuo [Nara National Museum]
       HAYAKAWA Yasuhiro, SHIRONO Seiji, TORIMITSU Mikako, TSUDA Tetsuei, EMURA Tomoko
               [National Research Institute for Cultural Properties, Tokyo]
              ASAI Kazuharu [Aoyama Gakuin University]

Newly Acquired Knowledge Attained in the Re-organization of Materials Excavated from the Gojō-Nekozuka Tumulus in the Collection of the Nara National Museum

Study Group of the Gojō-Nekozuka Tumulus

On the Metal Fittings of a Mudguard Excavated from the Yamato Futatsuka Tumulus in the Collection of the Nara National Museum

AMAKO Namie [Gangoji Institute for Research of Cultural Property]

<Conservation Reports>

Conservation of the Sutra Canister Inscribed with the Date Heiji 1(1159) in the Nara National Museum Collection

ISHIKAWA Emi
[Gangoji Institute for Research of Cultural Property]

Collection of Inscriptions from Conserved Proparties, 2008.4-2009.3
Report on a Study of Materials (Wood) of Conserved Properties, 2009.4-2010.3
Conservation of Cultural Properties, Chart of Conserved Items (2008.4-2009.3)
Activities of the Curatorial Staff(2009)
English Abstracts of Major Articles

Vol. 13
March 2011

PDF :vol.13
<Main Articles>

On the So-Called Kasuga Jizō (Part one)

SUZUKI YOSHIHIRO
[Nara National Museum]

<A Study on an Individual Work>

A Bronze Standing Kannon Bosatsu in a Private Collection and the Inscription on its Pedestal

IWATA SHIGEKI [Nara National Museum]

<Reports from International Symposia>

The Importation of Danzō , Statues Carved from Sandalwood and Similar Woods, and Their Development in Japan: An Introduction to Oak Sculpture

SUZUKI YOSHIHIRO
[Nara National Museum]

Considerations for the Reconstruction of Tang-dynasty Paintings: Focusing on Screens Painted in Murals

ITAKURA MASAAKI [Institute for Advanced Studies on Asia, the University of Tokyo]

<Conservation Report>

A Consideration of the Conservation of a Shallow Earthenware Bowl of the Kamegaoka-type from the Final Stage of the Jōmon Period and the Reconstruction of its Design

HAMADA RYŪJI
[Gangōji Institute for Research of Cultural Property]

・Research Report on Materials (Wood) of Properties Conserved in Fiscal Year Heisei 22 (2010)
・A Table of Conserved Properties in Fiscal Year Hesei 21 (2009), Conservation Center for Cultural Properties, Nara National Museum
・Report on the Research Activities of the Curatorial Staff (2010)

<Survey Reports>

Dendrochronological of the Standing Devas (Ten) Owned by Hyōgo Prefecture and the Seated Shaka Nyorai of Kinpusen-ji Temple

ŌKŌCHI TAKAYUKI [Nara National Research Institute for Cultural Properties]

Archaeological Research on the Glass Beads among the Chindangu, Buried Ritual Objects, for the Kondō at Tōdai-ji Temple

TAMURA TOMOMI [Nara National Research Institute for Cultural Properties]

An Archaeological Consideration of the Beads Excavated from the Kondō at Tōdai-ji Temple

ŌGA KATSUHIKO [member, Japan Archaeological Association]

Vol. 14
March 2012

PDF :vol.14
<Main Articles>

On the So-Called Kasuga Jizō (Part two)

SUZUKI YOSHIHIRO
[Nara National Museum]

<Reports from International Symposia>

Architecture in the Period of Great Exchange

PROF. NANCY SHATZMAN STEINHARDT
[University of Pennsylvania]

<Conservation Report>

・Research Report on Materials (Wood) of Properties Conserved in Fiscal Year Heisei 22 (2010)
・A Table of Conserved Properties in Fiscal Year Hesei 22 (2010), Conservation Center for Cultural Properties, Nara National Museum
・Collection of Inscriptions from Conserved Properties, Fiscal Year 2009-2010
・Report on the Research Activities of the Curatorial Staff (2011)

Vol. 15, 16
March 2015

PDF :vol.15, 16
<Main Articles>

Esoteric Buddhist Ritual Implements as Seen from their Material Composition,
Focusing Chiefly on Imported Ritual Implements

NAITŌ SAKAE
[Nara National Museum]

On the Citations from the Ruki in the Kondō Section of the Yakushiji Engi
Focusing Chiefly on Imported Ritual Implements

NAITŌ SAKAE
[Nara National Museum]

<A Study of a Work of Art>

On the Nara National Museum Artifacts Excavated from Ishiteji Sutra Mound

ISHIOKA HITOMI [The museum of Art, EHIME]

KODAMA AKIKO [Archaeological Museum at Matsuyama City]

<Conservation Report>

・Collected Inscriptions, fiscal 2011
・Conserved Cultural Properties (Works in Wood), Survey Report on Materials, fiscal 2011
・List of Conserved Objects (fiscal 2011), Conservation Center for Cultural Properties, Nara National Museum
・Report of the Research Activities of Curatorial Staff (January-December, 2012)


・Collected Inscriptions, fiscal 2012
・Conserved Cultural Properties (Works in Wood), Survey Report on Materials, fiscal 2012
・List of Conserved Objects (fiscal 2012), Conservation Center for Cultural Properties, Nara National Museum
・Report of the Research Activities of Curatorial Staff (January-December, 2013)

<Survey Reports>

Survey and Analysis of the Material Composition of the Applied Arts in Esoteric Buddhist (Report)

Nara National Museum and Gangoji Institute for Research of Cultural Property

On the Whetstone from the Gojō'nekozuka Kofun

OKUDA HISASHI [Archaeological Institute of Kashihara]

YOSHIZAWA SATORU [Nara National Museum]

ŌE KATSUKI [Nara National Museum]