〒698-0024 17-2 Ekimae-cho Masuda-shi Shimane Japan
Tools of the Stone Age and Jomon era were found in Hikimi-town, the southern mountainous part of Masuda city. (Jomon era is a Japanese historical period which is characterized by the pottery with Jomon, a straw-rope pattern) that is used in this era.
In this region, ancient tombs were constructed between the 4th century and the end of the 6th century.An ancient Chinese mirror was found in Yotsuzukayama Ancient Tomb (the 4th century).
Sukumozuka Ancient Tomb (the early 5th century) has 100m in the length, one of the biggest ancient tombs in Shimane.Komaruyama Ancient Tomb, (the late 5th century) was rebuilt in 1992 near Sesshu Memorial Museum. Sesshu Memorial Museum, Taiki-an temple and the Komaruyama Ancient Tomb are located in the Sesshu San-sui-go historical park.