Micro-Displacement System including CCD Laser Displacement Meter(LE-4000,KEYENCE corp.), host computer(personal computer, LM40H13,NEC corp. with Micro-surface analytical program, Tres-Valle Lite ver.1.02,Mitsutani commercial company), and motor drive X/Y stage(MMC-2,MMC-K/J, Mitsutani corp.), which I combined from this Grant-in-Aid, has succeeded to measure accurately Micro-shape, within 0.2 micrometer error, of Cut-marks on food remains and Use-wear of Utensils, to study the Food culture in Japanese Modern age.
Based on this measuring method, and some other scientific method using other equipments-stereo-micro-scope, biological microscope, X-ray fluorescence spectrometry, and vernier caliper, in our laboratory, we have studied 27 archaeological sites we stored attributes more than 1000 individuals as a computer database.
Subject : Archaeological and traditional materials from many sites listed below,
Hokkaido Prefecture : K501 site in Sapporo City, Osatsu 2 site, Yukanboshi C2 site, Sueh
iro site in Chitose City, Opaushiunai 1 site in Biratori-cho
Tohoku District : Aoba castle, Yosyuen site, Kitame castle in Sendai City, Miyagi Prefecture
Chubu District : Kiyosaki castle, Teppo-cho site, Jin'ya ruin in Itoigawa City, Area neighboring upon Kubota site and Matsukagehigashi site in Kamihayashi Village, Shibata castle in Shibata City, Folk Utensils in Asahi Village, Niigata Prefecture
Kinki District : Samurai Residence in Akashi castle, Takajo-cho site in Akashi City, Himeji castle in Himeji City, Arioka castle and Itamigo-cho site in Itami City, Hyogo Prefecture, Modern archaeological sites in Kyoto City, Kyoto Prefecture, Sumitomo Dofuki-sho site in Osaka City, Osaka Prefecture
Chugoku District : Shimotsui castle in Kurashiki City, Okayama castle, Amase site in Okayama City
Shikoku District : Locality of Higashinomaru, Takamatsu castle in Takamatsu City, Nakama Nishiitsubo site in Takamatsu City, Kagawa Prefecture, Shinkura-cho 3 chome site in Tokushima City in Tokushima Prefecture
Kyushu District : Dejima site in Nagasaki City, Nagasaki Prefecture Less