History of the Study on Hiraizumi Culture
We will now explain the history of the study on Hiraizumi culture. Until ten years ago, historians mainly studied literary documents on Hiraizumi. The historians of arts and crafts studied a lot of cultural properties stored in Chusonji and Motsuji Temples. The anthropologists investigated the race of the Fujiwara family. Archaeological study has greatly developed in recent years.
1. Study of HIstorical Documents
2. Study of Ａｒｔｓ and Crafts
3. Anthropological Study
4. Archaeological Excavation