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35° y 37°  Emperatriz Kōgyoku-Saimei.

Kōgyoku-tennō, also known as Empress Saimei (斉明天皇? Saimei-tennō), was the and monarch of Japan, according to the traditional order of succession.

Senri 1922. Empress Komyo (701–760) was the Nara period consort of Japanese Emperor Shomu (701–756). She married Emperor Shomu at the age of 16, and gave birth to the princess Abe at the age of 18. She gave birth to her first prince at the age of 27. Unfortunately, he died soon after birth. The Fujiwara clan insisted that Prince Nagaya had killed the prince by the curse. She became an empress at the age of 29; and she was the first to be raised to the rank of kogo in historical times.

Senri Empress Komyo was the Nara period consort of Japanese…

Statue of Hata no Kawakatsu at Koryu-ji, together with his wife~The sixth-century Hata no Kawakatsu was one of the key figures of his time.  He was an influentialally of the devout Buddhist Prince Shōtoku, credited with the spread of the new religion in Japan. As a member of the immigrant Hata, Kawakatsu too was receptive to Buddhism and founded Koryu-ji, the first temple to be built in the Kyoto basin.  He is also said to have introduced Shinto-style kagura dance/plays into Japan.

Hata Part Kawakatsu

国宝 吉祥天像 奈良時代(8世紀)、奈良・药師寺 蔵

国宝 吉祥天像 奈良時代(8世紀)、奈良・药師寺 蔵

Zhang Xuan. Tang Dynasty. Court Ladies Preparing Newly-Woven Silk. 唐-张萱-捣练图-波士顿博物馆

Court Ladies Preparing Newly Woven Silk (detail) Northern Song dynasty 宋朝, early century © Museum of Fine Arts, Boston

Ancient Japanese Men's Clothing, Kofun (Yamato) Period (250 A.D. - 538 A.D.)

Japan Photo: Ancient Japanese Men's Clothing, Kofun (Yamato) Period A. - 538 A.

Suikoju: Gigaku Mask | Suikoju: Gigaku Mask, 710-794      Japan, Nara Period (710-794)      paulownia wood, lacquered and painted, Overall - h:28.00 w:21.00 d:18.50 cm (h:11 w:8 1/4 d:7 1/4 inches). John L. Severance Fund 1949.158

Gigaku Mask, Japan, Dance drama introduced during the Nara Period from China via Korea. Paulownia wood, lacquered and painted, inches.

The Illustrated Sutra of Cause and Effect. Nara period, ~8th century

The Illustrated Sutra of Cause and Effect from Jobon Rendai-ji Temple in Kyoto

Japan (Nara Prefecture, Horyuji) - 710-794 Nara Period (clay, Rockefeller Collection) | Flickr - Photo Sharing!

Japan (Nara Prefecture, Horyuji) - 710-794 Nara Period (clay, Rockefeller Collection) | Flickr - Photo Sharing!

Portrait of a former samurai.  Hand-colored photo taken in the 1870’s, Japan, a few years after the abolishing of the samurai by the command of the Emperor.  Photographer Felice Beato

Portrait of a former samurai. Hand-colored photo taken in the Japan, a few years after the abolishing of the samurai by the command of the Emperor by Felice Beato

Two Young Beautiful Japanese Geishas accoutered in the ceremonial costumes and hairstyles of ancient Japan with Kimono, Combs and Obi

Two Young Beautiful Japanese Geishas accoutered in the ceremonial costumes and hairstyles of ancient Japan with Kimono, Combs and Obi

circa photograph of a very high-class prostitute (Oiran) - NOT geisha.

Kichijoten, Goddess of Beauty, Fertility, Prosperity, and Merit, Nara Period, 8th Century, Treasure of Yakushiji Temple-onmarkproductions.com

Kichijoten - Goddess of Beauty, Fertility, Prosperity, and Merit - Nara Period - - Century - Treasure of Yakushiji Temple ~

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