|Specified type||Country designation|
|Designated date||July 16, 1996|
|location||Miyako City Oji Sakiyama|
|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.