The site of Morinomiya
  17, 1-chome, Morinomiyachuo, Chuo-ku
[ Morinomiya ] by Chuo and JR Line
 about 150m to the west
 This neighborhood was thought to hold a historic site because all sorts of potsherds were excavated in the composure of the Osaka Municipal Labor Center.
 As a result of the academic investigation when the Center was built in the 46th year of Showa, a shell mound was discovered, which was rare to find in Osaka.
 We found chiefly both seawater oysters buried in the era of Jomon ware in the lower layer and fresh water Seta Shijimi clams buried in the era of Yayoi ware in the upper layer.
 We are able to see changes in order of the progress of time and how the Osaka Plateau was made such as the variation from Kawachi bay to Kawachi lagoon, and to Kawachi lake.
 Bones of a man of more than 40years old who was buried bent down and 17 others or tools of their daily lives were found in the shell mound from the latter period of Jomon ware to the era of Yayoi ware.
 The result told us what a form of their funeral was, how far those people communicate with those living in the Kanto, Tohoku and the northwestern part of Kyushu district and that they were gradually making a block of characteristic culture in this neighborhood.
 A way of life of those living about 5,000years age was hunting in the vast area of Lucidophyllous forest and fishery on the broad shore of the sea.
 This area is thought for Jomon people to move in from across the country and out.
 This remains is displayed in the basement of the meeting-place of the Center.
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The Uemachi-daichi kita course