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close-up, votive panel at Hino (Shinto) Shrine-1

close-up, votive panel at Hino (Shinto) Shrine-1

See full-image view by pressing 'z' or clicking the image; screen-fill by pressing 'L'. This is one of perhaps 16 large wooden panels that seem to recount historical events, rather than a single legendary incident. Most are pictures; a few are mainly text. The armor and weapons indicate feudal or medieval era. The top center kanji characters, hounou, means "in dedication" (奉納).
See full-image view by pressing 'z' or clicking the image; screen-fill by pressing 'L'.

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Photo taken @ 越前市 on 12 November 2016 (© anthroview / Flickr)

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