Wooden document no. 70: Sea bream offering on wood

This is a wooden tag and consignment note sent with 14 sea breams gifted to Akita Fort. Since it reads “Sent by messenger,” it was likely carried by a messenger going to Akita Fort. This indicates that there were fisheries near Akita Fort and that they ate sea bream. The wooden document reveals one aspect of the livelihoods of the nearby society and the food culture at Akita Fort.