Kaen kata Doki(火炎型土器)

Kaen Kata Doki is kind of Jomen pottery.It is a flame-like-shaped earthen pot. This pottery is made more than 500 years ago in Japan and it is discovered and restored by the survey of Umataka in 1936 in Nagoya Prefecture. The first pottery which is discovered is Kaen Kata Doki it was named because of its Flamed Shape.

This Pottery represents Jamon Period and it is the cultural heritage of Japan. It is believed that it was used for cooking for the festivals. People have different ideas some say that it is used as a Headgear.

The word Jomon (縄文) means the rope patterns design which is shaped on clay. It is the oldest pottery in Japan and amongst the world. There are forty-six earthenware fragments which is excavated in 1998 in the Yamamoto site which is situated in Aomori Prefecture. Which is said to be the oldest pottery in Japan.

It is believed by many Archelogical Researchers that this is made even earlier than 500 years ago. However, there are different claims and different dating techniques. It is difficult to say when the Jamon pottery is made.

There are some sources claiming that it is as far as the 14th millennium BCE.