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A-bomb Artifacts

ID Code 2104-0107
Artifact Name Lump of Melted Rice Bowls
Donor Toshio Honda
Receiving Date 1995/09/21
Size (W×H×D) (mm) 115×120×80
Distance from the Hypocenter(m) 470
Number 1
Location Kamiya-cho, Hondori areas
Description Toshio Honda(then,36) lived in a family of eight. Five were exposed to the A-bomb at their home and died. Having lost so much, Toshio gathered four boxes of deformed object from the ruins of his house. He considered throwing them away many times, but respect for those who died prevented him from doing so. On the 50th anniversary of the bombing, he donated all the objects to the museum.


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