Amaterasu Emerging From Exile

Illustration

Mark Cartwright
by Utagawa Toyokuni III
published on 20 May 2016
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An 1857 CE print by Utagawa Toyokuni III showing the sun goddess Amaterasu, the most important deity of the Japanese Shinto religion. Here she emerges from self-exile in a cave. The figure on the right is most probably the god Ame-no-tajikara-wo.

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III, U. T. (2016, May 20). Amaterasu Emerging From Exile. Ancient History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from https://www.ancient.eu/image/5146/

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III, Utagawa T. "Amaterasu Emerging From Exile." Ancient History Encyclopedia. Last modified May 20, 2016. https://www.ancient.eu/image/5146/.

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III, Utagawa T. "Amaterasu Emerging From Exile." Ancient History Encyclopedia. Ancient History Encyclopedia, 20 May 2016. Web. 22 Oct 2020.

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