Crest of the Imperial Chrysanthemum Throne.


Yamashitakage (山下影日売) is said to have been the wife of Hikofutooshimakoto and mother of Takeuchi no Sukune. This is mentioned in the kojiki.

She is said to have been the younger sister of Udzuhiko.12


1. Yasumaro. O, translated by Gustav Heldt. (2014) “Kojiki. An Account of Ancient Matters”. New York: Columbia University Press.
2. Chamberlain, B. H. (1932) “Translation of the Kojiki.” Kobe: J.L. Thompson & Co.

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