Japan, Kamichujo site, Haniwa horse. Ht. 87.5 cm. The high value placed on horses during the Tumulus period is reflected in the elaborate trappings of this haniwa. Bells are attached to it bitplates and breastplate, while pendants are attached to its crupper. The long cylindrical legs served to stabilize the haniwa firmly in the ground. Kamichuuo site, Kumagaya, Saitama Prefecture. Tokyo National Museum.