The National Museum of Ethnology (Minpaku) is a research center for ethnology and cultural anthropology.
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Staff Members

TERAMURA Hirofumi
TERAMURA HirofumiTERAMURA Hirofumi
Department of Modern Society and Civilization・Assistant Professor
Research Specialization
  • Culture and information science, Archaeological information
Individual Research Projects
  • Digitization of information about cultural resources and its utilization method
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Academic Qualifications

  • B.A. Okayama Univ. 2000
  • M.A. Okayama Univ. 2002
  • Ph.D. Okayama Univ. 2005

Research Interests

Cultural resources, Digital archive

Current Research Topics

Reconstructing the Social Landscape of the Indus Civilization through the Study of Excavated Burial Grounds

Research Keywords

Geographic Information Systems (GIS), Archaeology, Information Science

Selected Publications

2016
Begmatov, A., T. Uno, A. Berdimuradov, G. Bogomolov, H. Teramura and T. Usami. Excavations of the Uzbek-Japanese Expedition on the Site of Kafirkala. Archaeology of Uzbekistan during the Years of the Independence: Progress and Perspectives.
2016
Watanabe, S. and H. Teramura. 3D Modelling of the Cuneiform Tablets and Bricks Possessed by the National Museum of Iran, In K. Maekawa (ed.) Ancient Iran -New Perspectives from Archaeology and Cuneiform Studies, Ancient Text Studies in the National Museum of Iran: Vol. 2: 173-179. Iran-Japan Project of Ancient Texts.
2012
Teramura, H., Y. Kondo and T. Uno. Archaeology with GIS at Kanmer. Excavation at Kanmer 2005-06 – 2008-09. : 165-196 Research Institute for Humanity and Nature.