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Pseudonym reading Sakiyamakaizuka
Specified type Country designation
Type Historic site
Designated date July 16, 1996
Specified details
location Miyako City Oji Sakiyama
owner Choichiro Kikuchi
Holding group
Management organization
home page Country designated historic site Sakiyama shell mound (Miyako city)


Sakiyama shell mound is a Jomon period settlement site located in the northern part of Pacific coast Miyako Bay in Iwate Prefecture.

A large civil engineering work such as shaving and filling in the middle of the Jomon period and a village centered on a square with standing stones at both ends divided by annular grooves and a rich food waste and tools from the previous period are characteristic of the group at that time It is extremely important to know villages, livelihoods, eating habits, etc.