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Fig. 4 Image of a goggle- eyed dogufrom a book once in the possession of Neil Gordon Munro, author of Prehistoric Japan ( 1908). This volume, which comprises annotated watercolours and ink drawings of many dogu, is now in the possession of the British Museum ( 38.5 x 29.4 cm). Munro's collection of Japanese antiquities, including dogu, is now at the National Museums of Scotland, Edinburgh. Intriguingly, the main image of the dogu appears reversed ( compare to cat. 29). The dogu itself is a well- known example, whose right leg ( not the left leg as shown in this image) is missing. It is possible that the illustrations in Munro's book were based on photographs, and this one was perhaps reversed prior to copying. Harada Masayuki notes that there is a special connection between the goggle- eyed figures, the pioneer of anthropological studies of dogu, Tsuboi Shogoro, and the British Museum. During Tsuboi's stay in London in the late 19th century, he often visited the British Museum. He noted that the giant eyes of the Kamegaoka doguresembled the protective masks and snow goggles worn by Siberian Yakut and Tungus peoples, which were in the Museum's collection. Despite many excavations of Jomon sites, however, no examples of Jomon snow goggles have been discovered, and the large eyes seem to be a stylistic development rather than representing goggles. 26Encountering necklaces, often complemented by other aspects of body ornamentation including hairstyles, beards and tattoos. Tsuboi suggested that the variation among the doguindicated that some were intended to represent actual persons, while others were more abstract deities. By the time he died, his colleague ono Nobutaro( 1863- 1938) had published one of the first typologies of dogu, which appeared in 1910 ( fig. 5). ono proposed that as most of the doguwere female in form, and many appeared pregnant, perhaps they were representations of deities invoked to secure safe childbirth. The early decades of the twentieth century saw the further development of figurine typologies, in tandem with the arrangement of Jomon pottery into series by Yamanouchi Sugao ( 1902- 70). 6By 1928 the archaeologist and anthropologist Kono Isamu ( 1901- 67) was able to outline all the major types of dogu, including