Royal Crown of the Ryukyu Kingdom exhibited at the Naha City Museum

Royal Crown of the Ryukyu Kingdom exhibited at the Naha City Museum

The Royal Crown which was used for important ceremonies during the Ryukyu Kingdom era.


April 25, 2014 Ryukyu Shimpo

From April 25 to May 7, the Ryukyu Kingdom’s Royal Crown with an ornamental hairpin is on display at the Naha City Museum of History. Tatsuro Furutsuka, a curator of the museum, hopes many people will visit the exhibition. He said, “This little crown contains many histories of the Ryukyu Kingdom.”

The Royal Crown was used for important ceremonies during the Ryukyu Kingdom era. It has 288 ornaments made of gold, silver, crystal, coral, and seven others. Two dragons that symbolize the Contact the Naha City Museum of History at 098 (869) 5266 for more detail.

(English translation by T&CT, Hitomi Shinzato)

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