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Ancient Egypt in Shibuya

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    A short video clip of the Ancient Egyptian Museum in Shibuya:

    The museum is a private collection that is open to the general public on weekends and national holidays. It’s a 5 minute walk from Hachiko, not far from the 109 building. General admission is 1,500 yen.

    Note: The “konkatsu” diety that the museum guide points out is Hathor, goddess of feminine love, motherhood and joy.

    1 comment - What do you think?  Posted by James - August 6, 2009 at 8:34 am

    Categories: General Japan

    Poop exhibit at Japanese museum

    Blogger Thomas of Babelhut visited the Himeji City Museum of Literature the other day, discovering that they had a special exhibit on children’s books about poop:

    Check out the full picture post!

    2 comments - What do you think?  Posted by James - May 10, 2008 at 8:30 am

    Categories: Odd / Strange

    Tokyo International Antiquarian Bookfair 2008

    A FTV reporter visits the 2008 Tokyo International Antiquarian Bookfair, taking an opportunity to look at rare scrolls and a 1.5 million dollar copy of Copernicus’ De revolutionibus orbium coelestium:

    The fair runs is open to the general public and runs until 3:00 PM tomorrow. For details on its location and what books are on sale, check out its official homepage.

    Be the first to comment - What do you think?  Posted by James - March 13, 2008 at 2:58 pm

    Categories: General Japan